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Historical keyboardist Ulrika Davidsson to give harpsichord recital Oct. 5
Ulrika Davidsson, a versatile musician and assistant professor of historical keyboards at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, will present a harpsichord recital on Wednesday, Oct. 5, at 8 p.m. in the Rose and Jules R. Setnor Auditorium, Crouse College. The concert is free and open to the public. Free parking is available in the Irving Garage; patrons should mention that they are attending the recital.
The program will feature works by Bach, Böhm, Byrd and Rameau.
A native of Göteborg, Sweden, Davidsson maintains a performance career on the piano, fortepiano and clavichord as well as the harpsichord. Her solo CD “Haydn Sonatas: Galanterien to Sturm und Drang” was released on Loft Recordings in 2009. She has given concerts in the United States, Japan and throughout Europe and has presented recitals and lectures at such international academies and conferences as Göteborg International Organ Academy, Smarano International Organ Academy, EROI Festival at the Eastman School of Music and various conferences organized by the Westfield Center for Keyboard Studies.
Davidsson has been featured as piano soloist with the Göteborg Symphony Orchestra, Mölndals Musiksällskap, the Göteborg Youth Symphony Orchestra and Camerata-ensemblen in her native Sweden, where she has also appeared on national television and radio. She has toured with many chamber music ensembles and continues to be in demand as a collaborative pianist and historical keyboards player.
In addition to her work at the Eastman School of Music, Davidsson is the music director of Rochester City Ballet and the Draper Center for Dance Education, the official school of the Rochester City Ballet. She also teaches clavichord and fortepiano at the Hochschule für Künste Bremen in Germany. Learn more at http://www.esm.rochester.edu/faculty/davidsson_ulrika.
For more information or Setnor Auditorium concert status updates, contact the Setnor School in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at (315) 443-2191.