O S A N G E L E S 3-10 June. Ojai
Festival: Copland Clarinet
W I E N 24 June. Mozart Clarinet Concerto
V E R B I E R F E S T I V A L 19-26 July. Brahms Quintet among others
S T A V A N G E R F E S T I V A L 5 -12 August. Brahms Quintet among others
C O P E N H A G E N 16 August. Nielsen Clarinet Concerto
N E W Y O R K 24 and 25 August. Mozart Clarinet Concerto
S T O C K H O L M 31 August. Nielsen Clarinet Concerto
After Martin Fröst's successful début with the Los Angeles Philharmonic earlier this spring he will now return to LA to take part in the Ojai Festival playing Aaron Copland's Clarinet Concerto as well as chamber music with Leif Ove Andsnes and Marc-André Hamelin. This time he will bring his family along to enjoy the nature, the sea and the ambience of Ojai.
Later in June, Martin will be in Vienna, where earlier this season he performed in the Musikverein. He returns to appear in the Konzerthaus playing the Mozart Concerto with Wiener Symphoniker and Osmo Vänskä.
At the beginning of July Martin will complete his new Mozart recording for BIS on which he conducts and plays the Mozart Clarinet Concerto with the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie. The recording will also include the Kegelstatt Trio with Leif Ove Andsnes and Antoine Tamestit.
As a frequent guest at the Verbier Festival, Martin will, as always, enjoy going back to make music in the beautiful surroundings of this famous festival.
As artistic leader of the Stavanger International Chamber Music Festival, Martin joins Christian Ihle Hadland and the crew at Stavanger for their 4th year of programming. This year he will also give Masterclasses together with Hermann Stefánsson! Sign up for the master class before June 15th!
In August Martin will also make his début at the Mostly Mozart Festival in New York, playing their closing concerts in Lincoln Center, Avery Fisher Hall with the Mostly Mozart Orchestra under Festival Director Louis Langrée.
At the end of August, Martin returns to Stockholm to participate in the Baltic Sea Festival , performing the Nielsen Clarinet Concerto together with the Baltic Youth Orchestra under Kristjan Järvi. This programme will also be played in Copenhagen in the Concert Hall of the Danish Radio.