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Roland Pöntinen

p, *1963 SE, Stockholm
Musician / Composer of Classical
A.k.a. Roland Peter Pöntinen

Roland Peter Pöntinen (born 4 May[citation needed] 1963 in Stockholm, Sweden) is a Swedish pianist and composer.He is the son of a Finnish-speaking father, a native of the Russian district of Ingria (near Leningrad) who emigrated from the Soviet Union to Sweden in 1945.[citation needed] He studied at the Adolf Fredrik's Music School and the Royal Swedish Academy of Music in Stockholm with Gunnar Hallhagen, then with Menahem Pressler, György Sebok and Elisabeth Leonskaya at Indiana University at Bloomington, Indiana, USA.

  • Classical
  • Latin
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Keyboard Suite No. 1 (Set II) in B-Flat Major, HWV 434 (arr. W. Kempff for piano): 7 Keyboard Suites, Set II, No. 1: IV. Menuet (arr. W. Kempff) on Pontinen, Roland: Evocation - Legendary Encores by Roland Pöntinen
Nocturne No. 20 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. posth (The Pianist) on Pianorama - Collection of Film Music for Piano by Roland Pöntinen
3 Gnossiennes: Gnossienne No.3 on Satie: Piano Music by Erik Satie
Le fils des etoiles: I. Prelude de 1er acte - La vocation - Theme decoratif - La nuit de Kaldee on Satie: Piano Music by Erik Satie
Morceau de lecture (version for violin and piano) on Après un rêve by Christian Svarfvar & Roland Pöntinen
Fantaisie-Valse on Satie: Piano Music by Erik Satie
Guillaume Tell Overture: VI on Guillaume Tell Overture by EUROPEAN GRAMOPHONE, Christian Lindberg & Roland Pöntinen
L'Heure Bleue: XI on L'HEURE BLEUE by Roland Pöntinen & Christian Lindberg
Romance oubliee on Milhaud: 4 Visages / Enescu: Concert Piece by Nobuko Imai
Three Gymnopédies (1888): Gymnopédie No. 1 on Erik Satie: 50 Essential Piano Pieces by Erik Satie

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
TangophoriaJens Lundberg, Christian Lindberg, Roland Pöntinen2014Album
LiederJohannes Brahms / Barbara Hendricks, Roland Pöntinen2013Album
Violin Sonatas Opp. 3 & 41 • Albumblatt • RomanzeMax Reger – Ulf Wallin, Roland Pöntinen2012Album
Piano Works (Hommages À Mozart - Bach - Chopin)Ferruccio Busoni, Roland Pöntinen2011Album
Schoenberg / Berg - Piano MusicRoland Pöntinen, Arnold Schoenberg, Alban Berg2009Album
Complete ConcertosFelix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy - Isabelle van Keulen, Ronald Brautigam, Roland Pöntinen, Love Derwinger, Amsterdam Sinfonietta, Lev Markiz2008Album
ElegiaNobuko Imai, Roland Pöntinen, Gábor Takács-Nagy, Orchestra Of The Conservatoire Supérieur And The Académie De Musique Tibor Varga2008Album
Franz Schubert - Ave MariaBarbara Hendricks, Roland Pöntinen2007Album
Violin Sonata Op. 122 / Suite Op. 103aMax Reger, Ulf Wallin, Roland Pöntinen2007Album
Violin Sonatas Opp. 72 & 103 B,2Max Reger, Ulf Wallin, Roland Pöntinen2002Album
Six Sonatinas - Indian Diary - ToccataFerruccio Busoni, Roland Pöntinen2001Album
Evening BellsJohann Sebastian Bach, Ferruccio Busoni, Franz Liszt, Olivier Messiaen, Stefan Pöntinen, Max Reger, Roland Pöntinen2000Album
Violin Sonatas Opp. 84 & 1Max Reger, Ulf Wallin, Roland Pöntinen1999Album
encore !Erik Satie - Roland Pöntinen1998Album
Cello MusicPaul Hindemith, Torleif Thedéen, Nieuw Sinfonietta Amsterdam • Lev Markiz, Roland Pöntinen1998Album
A Bird Came Down The Walk. Original Works For Viola And Piano.Nobuko Imai, Roland Pöntinen1997Album
Viola BouquetNobuko Imai, Roland Pöntinen1996Album
Evocation - Legendary Encores Played By Roland PöntinenRoland Pöntinen1995Album
LiederClara Schumann / Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel / Alma Mahler-Werfel - Christina Högman, Roland Pöntinen1995Album
French Beauties And Swedish BeastsMartin Fröst, Roland Pöntinen1994Album
The Sonatas For Viola And Piano / MeditationsPaul Hindemith, Nobuko Imai, Roland Pöntinen1994Album
Chamber Music For Violin, Cello And PianoLeoš Janáček, Roland Pöntinen, Ulf Wallin, Mats Rondin1994Album
Complete Works For Two PianosFrancis Poulenc, Roland Pöntinen and Love Derwinger, Malmö Symphony Orchestra • Osmo Vänskä1993Album
Anna Norberg Plays The FluteAnna Norberg, Roland Pöntinen1993Album
Piano Quintet; Kanon In Memoriam Igor Stravinsky; Piano Quartet; String TrioAlfred Schnittke - The Tale Quartet, Roland Pöntinen1992Album
The Russian TromboneChristian Lindberg, Roland Pöntinen1991Album
Mozart, Schubert, SchumannHarro Ruijsenaars, Roland Pöntinen1991Album
Piano Concerto - Symphony No.3Alexander Scriabine, Roland Pöntinen, Stockholms Filharmoniska Orkester, Leif Segerstam1990Album
The Russian FluteManuela Wiesler, Roland Pöntinen – Sergei Prokofiev / Edison Denisov / Отар Тактакишвили / Фикрет Амиров1989Album
At The BeachHåkan Hardenberger, Roland Pöntinen1989Album
Mysteries Of The MacabreHåkan Hardenberger, Roland Pöntinen1989Album
At The BeachHåkan Hardenberger, Roland Pöntinen1989Album
The Russian Cello 2Sergei Prokofiev - Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff - Torleif Thedéen - Roland Pöntinen1988Album
Plays Russian Virtuoso Piano MusicRoland Pöntinen - Igor Stravinsky, Alexander Scriabine, Dmitri Shostakovich, Sergei Prokofiev, Aram Khatchaturian, Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff1987Album
On Two Pianos / RachmaninovStaffan Scheja, Roland Pöntinen1987Album
Stravinsky: Le Sacre Du Printemps/L'Oiseau De Feu/Petrouchka for Piano 2 HandsDag Achatz, Roland Pöntinen1987Compil.
The Russian ViolaNobuko Imai - Roland Pöntinen, Anton Rubinstein - Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka - Alexander Glazunov - Igor Stravinsky - Dmitri Shostakovich1987Album
On Two Pianos / RachmaninovStaffan Scheja, Roland Pöntinen1987Album
The Russian ViolinChristian Bergqvist - Roland Pöntinen, Alfred Schnittke - Dmitri Shostakovich - Igor Stravinsky1987Album
Erik SatieRoland Pöntinen1986Album
The Criminal TromboneChristian Lindberg - Roland Pöntinen1986Album
The Burlesque TromboneChristian Lindberg, Roland Pöntinen1986Album
The Russian CelloIgor Stravinsky, Dmitri Shostakovich, Alfred Schnittke, Torleif Thedéen, Roland Pöntinen1986Album
The Virtuoso Trumpet - Music by Arban, Francaix, Tisne, Honegger, Maxwell Davies, Rabe and HartmannHåkan Hardenberger, Roland Pöntinen1985Album
The Virtuoso Trumpet - Music by Arban, Francaix, Tisne, Honegger, Maxwell Davies, Rabe and HartmannHåkan Hardenberger, Roland Pöntinen1985Album
The Romantic TromboneChristian Lindberg, Roland Pöntinen1985Album
Chamber Music (Violin Sonata In Phrygian Style, Saxophone Sonata, Ballade For Piano)Eduard Tubin, Roland Pöntinen, Nils-Erik Sparf, Pekka Savijoki1984Album
The Virtuoso TromboneChristian Lindberg / Roland Pöntinen1984Album
Music For A Rainy DayRoland PöntinenAlbum
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