NOSPR chamber hall
Benjamin Britten

Winter Words, Op. 52

Robert Schumann

Liederalbum für die Jugend op.79

selection

Kinderszenen, Op. 15

Fünf Lieder, Op. 40

Benjamin Britten

Who are these Children? Op. 84

selection

Down By the Salley Gardens

O Waly, Waly

Oliver Cromwell

Ian Bostridge
tenor
Saskia Giorgini
piano
Ian Bostridge

Ian BostridgeHis international recital career takes him to the foremost concert halls of Europe, Japan and North America, with regular appearances at the Salzburg, Edinburgh, Munich, Vienna, Schwarzenberg and Aldeburgh festivals. He has had residencies at the Wiener Konzerthaus, Carnegie Hall New York, Het Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Luxembourg Philharmonie, London’s Barbican Centre and Wigmore Hall.

In opera, he has performed the roles of Tamino (Mozart Die Zauberflöte), Jupiter (Handel Semele) and Aschenbach (Britten Death in Venice) at English National Opera, Quint (Britten The Turn of the Screw), Don Ottavio (Mozart Don Giovanni) and Caliban (Adès The Tempest) for the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Don Ottavio at the Wiener Staatsoper, Tom Rakewell (Stravinsky The Rake’s Progress) at the Bayerische Staatsoper, Munich and Quint at Teatro alla Scala, Milan.

Highlights of the 2017/18 season include Berlioz Les nuits d’été with the Seattle Symphony and Ludovic Morlot, recital tours to both the East and West coasts of America, the title role in Handel Jeptha at the Opéra national de Paris, a residency with the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra and Britten War Requiem with the Staatskapelle Berlin and Antonio Pappano.

His many recordings have won all the major international record prizes and been nominated for fifteen Grammys. He was awarded a CBE in the 2004 New Year’s Honours. In 2016, he was awarded the The Pol Roger Duff Cooper Prize for non-fiction writing for his latest book, Schubert’s Winter Journey: Anatomy of an Obsession.

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Saskia Giorgini

Saskia GiorginiWinner of the International Mozart Competition in Salzburg in 2016, where she also got the special prize for the best interpretation of the commissioned work, Saskia Giorgini is considered one of the most interesting pianists of the young generation. She is praised for her “unerring technique, a beautiful and moving sound, a phrasing full of fantasy and a pure musicality” (Salvatore Accardo).

Saskia Giorgini has appeared in acclaimed recitals and live radio recordings in important halls and Festivals, amongst which Lingotto–Hall in Turin, Teatro La Fenice in Venice, Concerti del Quirinale in Rome, Tivoli Vredenburg in Utrecht, Eindhoven Muziekgebouw, Utrecht Kamermuziek Festival, Großer Saal Stiftung Mozarteum in Salzburg, Konzerthaus and Muzikverein in Wien, Philharmonia in Skt. Petersburg, MiTo Settembre Musica Festival, Unione Musicale, Holland International Music Sessions , Vancouver Summer Festival, Warsaw’s Filharmonia Narodowa, International Piano Stars Festival in Lettland, International Piano Festival in Wuhan in China… She participated in the renowned Lockenhaus Festival Summer Academy, under the artistic direction of Gidon Kremer.
For her 2013 New York début in 2013 she performed Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto n.1, with the NYCA Orchestra. She has played together with important orchestras, such as Lodz Philarmonic Orchestra in Poland, CBC Radio Orchestra in Canada, Symphonieorchester Vorarlberg, Klassische Philharmonie Bonn, Liepaja Symphony Orchestra in Latvia, Wuhan Philharmonic Orchestra, L’Orchestra Archi De Sono, l’Orchestra Giovanile Italiana, under the baton of conductors as Heribert Beissel, Mario Bernardi, Simon Gaudenz, Gérard Korsten, Tadeusz Wojciechowski, Antonello Manacorda, Andrea Battistoni, Massimiliano Caldi.

 

A special affinity for chamber music brings her regularly together with renowned partners: Ian Bostridge, Martin Fröst, Janine Jansen, Gilles Apap, Mario Brunello, Thomas Demenga, Friedemann Eichhorn, Dora Schwarzberg and many others.

Upcoming performances include: recitals in Spain, U.S.A., Holland, Italy, Konzerthaus Wien solo debut, Seoul Philharmonic Concert series,  Lavaux Classic Festival, concerts with Sønderjyllands Symfoniorkester with Simon Gaudenz and Mozart Concerto Kv 491, concerts with with Klassische Philharmonie Bonn, Heribert Beissel and Mozart Klavierkonzert KV 453, Brahms Liebesliederwalzer with Helmut Deutsch, Mojca Erdmann, Kate Lindsay, Dmitry Korchak, Luca Pisaroni, recitals with tenor Ian Bostridge.

She received a special award for the best interpretation of a work by Frédéric Chopin in the International Piano Competition Ferruccio Busoni 2015. In the Prix d‘AmadèO in Aachen 2012 she won the second prize as well as the Mozart Prize and the Audience Award.

Ms. Giorgini received her first piano lessons at the age of four. At fifteen she was admitted to the piano academy “Incontri col Maestro” in Imola, where she studied with Leonid Margarius, Louis Lortie, and Michel Dalberto.

She then completed her studies at the Accademia di Musica di Pinerolo with Enrico Pace and at the Mozarteum Salzburg with Pavel Gililov (Postgraduate).

Saskia Giorgini is a Bösendorfer Artist.