Di. 21. September '21 20:00 Uhr
Düsseldorf Robert-Schumann-Saal im Kunstpalast

Kit Armstrong and guests

Alfred Brendel on his 90th birthday


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Kit Armstrong
Andrej Bielow (Violin)
Adrian Brendel (Violoncello)

Joseph Haydn
Trio in E major for violin, violoncello and piano Hob. XV:28

Kit Armstrong 
„Time flies like an Arrow“ for piano trio
(Comission of Ruhr Piano Festival 2006 on Alfred Brendel’s 80th birthday)

Harrison Birtwistle
„Lied“ for violoncello and piano
(Comission of Ruhr Piano Festival 2011 on Alfred Brendel’s 75th birthday)

Kit Armstrong
„fast zu ernst“ for piano trio
(Comission of Ruhr Piano Festival 2021 on Alfred Brendel’s 90th birthday)

Joseph Haydn
Trio in E flat major for violin, violoncello and piano Hob. XV:30

Joseph Haydn: Finale. Vivace, from: Piano trio in D minor Hob. XV:23

“I consider myself truly fortunate to have such an exceptional mentor. He not only influences me as a musician, but also as a human being.”, says Kit Armstrong referring to Alfred Brendel. “He is the greatest musical talent I have met in my entire life”, says Alfred Brendel about Kit Armstrong, who was thirteen when he first met him, leading to an extended period of intense guidance and counselling. To celebrate Alfred Brendel’s 90th birthday, Kit Armstrong has now put together a variegated chamber music program with surprise guests. We can all look forward to a memorable evening full of unexpected moments and out-of-the-ordinary combinations!

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Robert-Schumann-Saal im Kunstpalast

Ehrenhof 4-5

40479 Düsseldorf
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Andrej Bielow

Born in 1981 in the Ukraine, Andrej has developed as one of the leading Ukrainian musicians of his generation. As a soloist and chamber musician he has recorded over 20 CD albums for Naxos, CPO, Avi-Music, Hänssler Classics, Hänssler-Profil, Guttingi, Solo Musica, Genuin, Hyperion and Rakete Media.


Adrian Brendel


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