DATO: 10. November 2018 kl. 19:30–20:30
STED: The Arctic cathedral
Jens Lühr was born in the town of Uelzen, the same birthplace as the composer Friedrich Kuhlau (1786-1832), a commonality which has fostered within Lühr a special relationship with this composer. Jens Lühr has always felt an affinity with Kuhlau, first playing Kuhlau’s sonatinas when he was in music school, followed by a performance of the Piano Concerto Op. 7 during Kuhlau’s anniversary year back in 1986, as well as making recordings of Kuhlau’s compositions for keyboard.
Lühr’s latest album of Kuhlau’s piano works will be released on the Grand Piano record label, on the day before his ‘Arctic Light Concert’ on November 10th at the Ishavskatedral in Tromsø. His programme will include Kuhlau’s Piano Sonata Op. 8A, as well as other pieces by American composer James Romig, Maurice Ravel, and the pianist’s own compositions.
Jens Lühr is an active concert pianist and has studied in Hanover, Würzburg, Basel and Leipzig. Jens Lühr lives in Lakselv, and continues to both perform and teach in Norway, which he has been since 2009.
Friedrich Kuhlau (1786-1832): – Sonatine a-moll op. 88/3
– (Big) sonate a-moll op. 8a
James Romig (1971-) Time seems to pass (meditative Music, inspired by the northern lights)
Jens Lühr: Two miniatures “Tanzstück” og “Grundton”
Maurice Ravel (1875-1937) Jeux d’eau (fontains)
Price: NOK 250/150. Tickets can be purchased at the entrance, or book here: https://www.aurorabillett.no/billett/?showId=992933