Arngunnur Árnadóttir and Andreas Donat will perform the two Sonatas by Johannes Brahms for clarinet and piano. The Sonatas are among the brightest pearls of classical chamber music as well as being a cornerstone in Brahms’s oeuvre. They were among the last pieces of music that he composed.
Arngunnur Árnadóttir studied clarinet playing in Reykjavík and Berlin. Since 2012 she has held the position of first clarinetist at the Iceland Symphony Orchestra as well as performing as a chamber musician and soloist in various places.
Andreas Donat is from Austria but lives and works in Berlin. He won first prize at the Bösendorfer piano competition in Vienna 2007 and has played a solo recital in Berlin Philharmonie among other places.