This year, too, the Baltic Sea Music Forum, which has become a tradition, will take place from September 20 to 27, 2022 in the special ambience of Stolpe Castle on Usedom.
Internationally renowned cellist, chamber musician and conductor David Geringas will serve as artistic mentor for master classes for musically gifted students.
The master classes and concerts are an exceptional podium for concentrated work with renowned artists and programs that closely follow the dramaturgy of the Usedom Music Festival.
is one of the most versatile musicians of our time. Born in Vilnius/Lithuania, cellist and conductor David Geringas is one of today’s musical elite. An unusually broad repertoire, from the earliest Baroque to contemporary music, testifies to the artist’s flexibility and curiosity. His intellectual rigor, stylistic versatility, melodic sentiment, and tonal sensibility have earned him accolades around the world. The Rostropovich student and winner of the 1st prize and gold medal at the Tchaikovsky Competition (1970) can now look back on a career spanning decades. He has worked with many renowned artists both as a cellist and as a conductor. For years he has been coming regularly to the Usedom Music Festival to show and pass on his skills.
Baltic Sea Music Forum Opening
BOHUSLAV MARTINŮ: Bergerettes H.275 for piano trio
ERKKI-SVEN TÜÜR: Fata morgana for piano trio
EDUARD OJA: Trilogy of Time, for violoncello and piano
LEPO SUMERA: Quasi improvisata for violoncello and piano
JOSEF SUK: Piano Trio in C minor op. 2
David Geringas, a regular guest on Usedom for many years, fascinates his audience with the passion of his performance as much as with the originality of his programs. Together with his excellent trio
Partners he combines a classic of Estonian music – Eduard Oja – with two prominent Estonians of the post-war period and with Czech masters at the Baltic Sea Music Forum. Because already William Shakespeare
knew: ‘Bohemia lies by the sea’.
30 / 25 €
Final concert Baltic Sea Music Forum
Participants of the Baltic Sea Music Forum
David Geringas (Violoncello)
Tamami Toda-Schwarz (Piano)
Since 2006, the Usedom Music Festival, together with the Tonkünstlerverband Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and the Norddeutscher Rundfunk in cooperation with the Förderverein Schloss Stolpe, has invited highly talented young musicians to the castle for a course with a master of his instrument, David Geringas. They present the results of their work here. The program remains a surprise until the end.
25 / 18 €