Concert Tríó Reykjavíkur: Bright Brahms
The repertoire of Tríó Reykjavík will be composed of two exorbitant works by Johannes Brahms. But this year 120 years have passed since his death.
Two bright and impressive works by Johannes Brahms will be performed. The first is a solo part for violin and piano and the latter is a trio for horn, violin and piano.
Performers are Guðný Guðmundsdóttir, violinist and pianist Richard Simm. Special guest is Josef Ognibene hornist.
Joseph Ognibene was born and raised in Los Angeles. After graduating in the USA, he went to Germany where he studied with Hermann Baumann at Folkwang Hochschule für Musik in Essen and won a prize in the International Music Competition Spring in Prague in 1978. After coming to Iceland in 1981 Joseph was the first hornist of the Iceland Symphony Orchestra for three decades and has often appeared with the orchestra as soloist. He has also been very active in chamber music in Iceland.