Anssi Karttunen, solo cello
Vanderhoef Studio Theatre, Mondavi Center

Kaija Saariaho: Spins and Spells
   with dance video by Diana Theocharidis and Jean-Baptiste Barrière

Luciano Berio: Les mots sont allés

Mystery Variations

Giuseppe Colombi: Chiacona
Jouni Kaipainen: Anything Goes
Pascal Dusapin; 50 notes en 3 variations
Kaija Saariaho: Dreaming Chaconne
Gualtiero Dazzi: variation sombre et libre
Jukka Tiensuu: bLeuelein
Pablo Ortiz: paloma
Colin Matthews: Drammatico
Martin Matalon: polvo
Luca Francesconi: Anssimmetry
Magnus Lindberg: Duello
Jean-Baptiste Barrière: Anssi’s eternal return

11 x 6 for Pascal Dusapin

Hans Abrahamsen: Hommage pour Pascal Dusapin
Magnus Lindberg: Grand Geste
Éric Tanguy: Pour Pascal
Asaf Safaian: Six Notes for Pascal
Gualtiero Dazzi: d’un trait d’union
Samy Moussa: Six notes pour Pascal
Alexandre Desplat: Pascal c’est lui
Kaija Saariaho: Long Live Love
Philippe Schoeller: Für Pascal
George Benjamin: For pASCal DUsApin
Michael Jarrell: Six Notes for a Birthday

Henri Dutilleux:  3 Strophes sur le nom SACHER​

Pablo Ortiz: Manzi
   with dance video by Diana Theocharidis and Jean-Baptiste Barrière
   Romina Pedroli and Aníbal Jiménez, dancers

The Finnish cellist Anssi Karttunen leads a busy career as a soloist and chamber-music player, performing extensively with many of the best orchestras and musicians of the world. He is the artistic director of the Musica Nova Helsinki Festival. He is a passionate advocate of contemporary music and his collaboration with composers has led him to give over 140 world premieres of works by composers as diverse as Magnus Lindberg, Kaija Saariaho, Rolf Wallin, Luca Francesconi, Tan Dun, and UC Davis’s own Pablo Ortiz

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Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, Davis, CA

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