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6 days ago

Mari Samuelsen

Thank you Viva Musica! , Janka Kubandová, Matej Drlicka, Pavel Bogacz (and everyone in the orch!) and Tomáš Jamník for a most fantastic experience and week in Bratislava! Hope to be back soon! xxMari Samuelsen @ festival Viva Musica!, Bratislava (2.8.2018) © Zdenko Hanout ... See MoreSee Less

Thank you Viva Musica! , Janka Kubandová, Matej Drlicka, Pavel Bogacz (and everyone in the orch!) and Tomáš Jamník for a most fantastic experience and week in Bratislava! Hope to be back soon! xx

 

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gracias Mari Samuelsen

Thanks, Mari Samuelsen &Viva Musica! ensemble!!!

Mari would love to hear that music festival... Did anyone record to share on FB ? Wish u would come out more ur so very talented.....

Divina

When ...in Italy ??

💥💥💥💥🎻🎻🎻

Great pictures!

When komm tow Germany

Grande talento . Brava.!!!

I just listened to " Summer " by Vivaldi again. Bravo, Mari !! The hard work you have done has really paid off.

Excepcional violinista Mari . Es un deleite escucharte. Que sigan los éxitos. Ojalá alguna vez ejecutes en Paraguay, mi país.

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2 weeks ago

Mari Samuelsen

Back in beautiful #bratislava for @vivamusicafestival ! Doing quite a big program of Bach/Glass/Vasks after tomorrow with brilliant group of people. Looking much forward! It’s really hot though! Xx #marisamuelsen #meltdown #slovakia ... See MoreSee Less

Back in beautiful #bratislava for @vivamusicafestival ! Doing quite a big program of Bach/Glass/Vasks after tomorrow with brilliant group of people. Looking much forward! It’s really hot though! Xx #marisamuelsen #meltdown #slovakia

 

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it was really hot, but a great concert 👏

What a great show last evening. Bravo 👏 Counting for next concert ... maybe in Poland 😏

2 months ago

Mari Samuelsen

So brilliant! 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

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Highly acclaimed Norwegian violinist Mari Samuelsen has enjoyed a remarkable rise on the international concert stage through a characteristic mixture of artistry and enterprise. Her concerts combine a breathtaking musical finesse and virtuosity and an imaginative and innovative approach to presentation.

For more than 25 years she has also collaborated in duo with her brother, cellist Hakon Samuelsen, performed together, connecting with audiences and musicians around the world. In spring 2015, they released their debut album, Pas de Deux, Mercury/Decca (Universal), the centrepiece of which was a new work written for them by the Oscar-winning composer, the late James Horner. It went directly to no. 1 in the Norwegian pop charts, the first classical album to do so in more than 20 years.

Mari Samuelsen has appeared as soloist at some of the world’s most prestigious venues including Carnegie Hall, New York; Théâtre des Champs – Elysées, Paris; Konzerthaus, Berlin; Smetana Hall, Prague; Kremlin Hall, Moscow and the Victoria Hall, Geneva, most recently making debuts in recital at the Barbican, London and the KKL, Lucerne, with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, at the Hollywood Bowl and the opening concert of the Montreux Jazz Festival.  Mari works regularly with the composer Max Richter, as the soloist, in concert performances of both his “Recomposed “and “Memoryhouse “,  as well as on his recent Deutsche Grammophon album “Three Worlds – Music from Woolf Works”.

She is founder and artistic director of ‘A Christmas concert from Norway’ which she started together with her brother in 2003. It’s been broadcast several years on the Norwegian BBC (NRK) and in the US through PBS, hosted by Princess Märtha Louise  of Norway.

Mari Samuelsen has also been artistic director of Yellow Lounge in Norway and bringing the Berlin-born club night to Oslo, collaborating with partners such as the pre-eminent video artist, Philipp Geist, keeping classical music in the mix at the forefront of contemporary art.

Her latest album, Nordic Noir, released on Decca in September 2017, went again straight to top of Norwegian pop chart (2nd place). Her upcoming and ongoing collaborations with leading composers of today, as well as electronic music artists such as Jeff Mills and Dubfire, puts Mari Samuelsen in a position as an artist who is thriving and new thinking, being innovative and reaching out to new audiences.

Mari Samuelsen plays the ‘Duke of Edinburgh’ Stradivarius 1724, generously on loan from Florian Leonhard Fine Violins, London.

 

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