Fredrik Ullén

Biography

Country: Sweden  
Swedish piano virtuoso Fredrik Ullén was educated at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm, but cites Finnish pianist Liisa Pohjola as being his primary influence. Ullén is a highly skilled virtuoso, who specializes in Sorabji, the Stockhausen Klavierstücke, the Ligeti etudes, and other works requiring a high degree of transcendental skill. He also works extensively with living composers such as György Kurtág, Mauricio Kagel, George Flynn, and Read more Barnabás Dukay. Based in Sweden, Ullén concentrates most of his touring in Scandanavia, Germany, Hungary, and the United States, and he has appeared at a number of major festivals. He has recorded for Pro Piano and Caprice, but since 1996 has primarily recorded for Swedish label BIS. Ullén also performs in a duo with cellist Judit Csatoszégi. In addition to his pianism, Ullén has a PhD in neuroscience and is a member of the Prometheus Society, an organization of people with super-high IQs. Read less
Ligeti: Complete Piano Music Vol 1 / Fredrik Ullén
Release Date: 04/16/1996   Label: Bis  
Catalog: 783   Number of Discs: 1
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Ligeti: Complete Piano Music Vol 2 / Fredrik Ullén
Release Date: 12/02/1998   Label: Bis  
Catalog: 983   Number of Discs: 1
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Got A Minute? / Fredrik Ullén
Release Date: 10/17/2000   Label: Bis  
Catalog: 1083   Number of Discs: 1
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Sorabji: 100 Transcendental Studies Vol 1 - Nos 1-25 / Fredrik Ullen
Release Date: 04/25/2006   Label: Bis  
Catalog: 1373   Number of Discs: 1
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Flynn: Trinity / Fredrik Ullén
Release Date: 04/29/2008   Label: Bis  
Catalog: 1593/4   Number of Discs: 2
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Biography

Country: Sweden  
Swedish piano virtuoso Fredrik Ullén was educated at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm, but cites Finnish pianist Liisa Pohjola as being his primary influence. Ullén is a highly skilled virtuoso, who specializes in Sorabji, the Stockhausen Klavierstücke, the Ligeti etudes, and other works requiring a high degree of transcendental skill. He also works extensively with living composers such as György Kurtág, Mauricio Kagel, George Flynn, and Read more
WORKS ALBUMS
TITLE/COMPOSER
LABEL
Toccata
Passacaglia
Fuga
No. 3. Le rouge-gorge (Robin)
No. 4. La grive-musicienne (Song Thrush)
No. 3 in D flat major: Lento placido
No. 4. Quasi adagio
No. 5. Le rouge-gorge (Robin)
No. 6. L'alouette des champs (Sky Lark)
No. 5. Andantino
No. 6. Allegretto sempre cantabile
Section A -
Section B -
Section C -
Section D -
Section D (conclusion)
Spike 1 -
Spike II -
Spike II (conlcusion)
Introduction - meditative -
Roiling, turbulent -
Variation(s) -
First meditation -
Second meditation -
Third meditation
No. 1. Desordre
No. 2. Cordes a vide
No. 3. Touches bloquees
No. 4. Fanfares
No. 5. Arc-en-ciel
No. 6. Automne a Varsovie
No. 7. Galamb borong
No. 8. Fem
No. 9. Vertige
No. 10. Der Zauberlehrling
No. 11. En suspens
No. 11. En suspens
No. 12. Entrelacs
No. 13. L'escalier du diable
No. 14. Coloana infinita
No. 1. Allegro
No. 2. Allegretto
No. 3. Trefas moderato
No. 4. Allegro vivace
I. Allegro
II. Andante
III. Vivace
No. 1. A kapuban a szeker
No. 2. Hopp ide tisztan
No. 3. Csango forgos
I. Sostenuto - Misurato - Prestissimo
II. Mesto, rigido e cerimoniale
III. Allegro con spirito
IV. Tempo di valse (poco vivace - 'a l'orgue de Barbarie')
V. Rubato, Lamentoso
VI. Allegro molto capriccioso
VII. Cantabile, molto legato
VIII. Vivace, Energico
IX. Adagio Mesto, "Bela Bartok in memoriam"
X. Vivace. Capriccioso
XI. Andante misurato e tranquillo, "Omaggio a Girolamo Frescobaldi"
No. 1. -
No. 2. -
No. 3. -


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