Guests from London: Ofer Falk & Roger Chase

The Sibelius Museum, Turku

  • 23.8.2024 (19.00–20.00)

Ofer Falk, violin, Roger Chase, viola



W.A. Mozart: Duo no 2 in B flat major K 424

Bohuslav Martinů: 3 Madrigals (Duo no 1) H. 313

Jean-Marie Leclair: Sonata in A major for 2 violins op. 3 no 2 (arr. Chase and Falk)

Alessandro Rolla: Duo Concertante in C major

Ofer Falk is an accomplished chamber musician. He was founder member and leader of the Schidlof Quartet, the Falk Quartet and the leader of the Allegri String Quartet, performing with artists such as Murray Perahia and Jack Brymer. He has recorded three CDs with the Schidlof Quartet (Linn Records) one with the Falk Quartet and three with the Allegri Quartet.

Falk is professor of Violin at Trinity Laban Conservatoire and at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. He also gives annual masterclasses at the Uzmah festival in Croatia. Falk plays on a 1661 violin by Nicolò Amati of Cremona.

He was a member of many ensembles including the Nash Ensemble for more 20 years, the London Sinfonietta, the Esterhazy Baryton Trio, the Quartet of London, Hausmusik of London, and the London Chamber Orchestra, and has been invited to play as principal viola with many major British orchestras and others in North America and Europe, including the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.

He has recorded for EMI, CRD, Hyperion, Cala, Virgin, Dutton, Centaur, Naxos and Floating Earth Records, demonstrating his diverse interests by playing with a folk group on an amplified viola, as a soloist on an authentic instrument and as an exponent of the avant-garde.

Chase has taught in the UK at the Royal College of Music, the Guildhall School and the Royal Northern College of Music. He has been a professor at Oberlin College, and currently teaches at Roosevelt University in Chicago and at Trinity Laban Conservatoire in London.

Tickets 25€/15€, doors 18.30. NB. Concert tickets cannot be bought with the Museum Card.

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