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Marina Kan Selvik


Festival debut for this Norwegian-Russian pianist
Marina Kan Selvik was seven years old the first time she appeared as a soloist with a symphony orchestra. Now this Russian-born pianist, referred to by Norwegian radio as 'a talent of international calibre', is to make her Bergen International Festival solo debut. In Harald Sæverud's quirky home she performs several of his works alongside music by Handel, Schubert, Liszt and Stravinsky.
She graduated from the Tchaikovsky Conservatoire in Moscow with distinction in all subjects, and took her master degree at the Norwegian Academy of Music. She was the first Norwegian pianist to win the Nordic Piano Competition in Malmø, and she has won the prestigious Marmortaste Prize in Munich.
Marina Kan Selvik has appeared in recital and performed with orchestras in over twenty countries, including France, Japan, Armenia, Portugal and Italy. In Norway she has appeared with Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Trondheim Symphony Orchestra and KORK, and has performed for HM Queen Sonja at Troldhaugen. Her recently released album features works by Brahms and Robert and Clara Schumann.
Marina Kan Selvik piano
GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL (1685–1759) Chaconne in G Major HWV 435    ​​​
FRANZ SCHUBERT (1797–1828) 3 songs arranged by Franz Liszt: Erstarrung | Frühlingsglaube | Erlkönig
HARALD SÆVERUD (1897–1992) From Tunes and Dances from Siljustøl vol. 1 op 21: Fucshia | From Tunes and Dances from Siljustøl vol. 2 op 22: Her Last Cradle Song | Foxglove | From Tunes and Dances from Siljustøl vol. 2 op 24: Thor the Hammerer
FRANZ LISZT (1811–1886) From Années de pèlerinage (2e année), 'Italie' S 161: No. 5. Sonetto 104 del Petrarca
IGOR STRAVINSKY (1882–1971) Three Movements from Petrushka

Free transport to Composers’ Homes
Return transport is included in your Bergen International Festival ticket. Please note that the bus leaves promptly on time. The bus journey to Siljustøl is approx. 30 min.
CONCERT AT 15:00: Departure from Strandkaien, Tourist Information/Mathallen at 14:00. Return from Siljustøl, departure at 16:30.

  • Last Updated: 02/20/2018
  • Source: Bergen Reiselivslag

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