Balkongkonsert: Elga Akhaladze (fiolin) og Per Lundberg (klaver)
Søndag 22. februar 2015
- Operabalkongen, DNO&B
- Kr 50
Elga Akhaladze (fiolin)
Per Lundberg (klaver)
Beethoven: Sonate for fiolin og klaver i c-moll, op 30
C. Franck: Sonate for fiolin og klaver i A- dur
Elga Akhaladze is a young violinist from Georgia. She completed her Bachelor Degree at Tbilisi State Conservatoire. She performs as a soloist and chamber musician, as well as an orchestral musician. During her studies in Georgia she was regularly invited to play with Tbilisi State Chamber Orchestra and was honoured to participate in many important projects such as French channel mezzo in Georgia, Concertgebouw welcomes georgian culture.
She has held several scholarships. She was a Scholar of the President of Georgia and held a state grant between 2007 and 2011. She also held a Eurasia scholarship. At the moment she is studying at Norges musikkhøgskole with professor Detlef Hahn.
Per Lundberg was born in Stockholm but grew up in Norrköping. He studied with Marianne Jacobs (1975-79) and at the Swedish Broadcasting Music School at Edsbergs castle in Sollentuna (1979-82). His teachers were prof. José Ribera (piano), Frans Helmerson, Lars Frydén and Endre Wolf (chamber music). He continued his studies at the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Vienna (1982-85) where he studied with prof. Heinz Medjimorec. In 1985 he gained his soloist’s diploma. During the years in Vienna he also took private lessons with Elisabeth Leonskaja.
Per Lundberg is internationally active as both a soloist and chamber musician. He has performed with some of the major Swedish symphony orchestras such as Gothenburg, Helsingborg, Norrköping Symphony Orchestra and the chamber orchestra Musica Vitae Växjö. He was the first Swede to perform the Lutoslawski Piano Concerto with Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra. The concert was recorded live by the Swedish Radio.
He is regularly engaged by the Scandinavian instrumental elite and has participated in the following festivals: Umeå International Chamber Music Festival, Festival in Pite Älvdal, Lappland Festival, Lyckå Chamber Music Festival, Copenhagen Summer Festival, Tivoli Festival, Kaustinen Chamber Music Festival, Schleswig Holstein Festival (Lübeck), Kissinger Sommer Festival (Frankfurt), Irish Houses Festival (Dublin).
Per Lundberg is a member of the Swedish Piano Trio, and together with Sara Trobäck, first concertmaster of the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra and Claes Gunnarsson, solo cellist of the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Lundberg formed Trio Poseidon in 2002 which has become one of Sweden's most sought after ensembles. For the recording of the Beethoven Triple Concerto with the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra and Neemi Järvi on the label Chandos, the American magazine Fanfare wrote: "the best recording ever, belongs to the Hall of Fame. A must have."
Per Lundberg is regularly engaged by the Swedish Radio for studio recordings and concerts. Since 1990 he has been a member of the Swiss ensembles Ars Amata Zürich and Duo Leonore. Per Lundberg has worked with The Britten Quartet, London, Winterthurer Streichquartett, New Helsinki Quartet, Vilnius Quartet, Tale Quartet and Zetterqvist Quartet.
He has also collaborated with the trombonist Christian Lindberg. Together with Lindberg he has performed at venues such as Köln Filharmonien and De Doelen, Rotterdam, and made a CD for the CD company BIS. He is one of the organizers behind the successful Lyckå Chamber Music Festival that had its 30th anniversary celebrations in 2014. Per Lundberg holds the positions of Professor of Accompaniment and Chamber music at the Norwegian Academy of Music in Oslo and at the Royal Academy of Music in Stockholm, Edsberg.