Biography and programs: Finn Elias Svit
Finn Elias Svits repertiore contains music by composers like Bach, Barrios, Tarrega, Albeniz, Dowland, Turina, Villa-Lobos, Sanz, Sor, Giuliani, Brouwer and modern music by danish composers such as Ib Nørholm, Per Nørgaard, Mogens Christensen and Flemming Weis.
Over the years Finn Elias Svit has played many a concert, in many a country arround Euroupe and in the USA. Next to a solo carrier Finn has had the pleasure to perform especialy together with the German violinist Jochen Brusch and in guitarduo with Prof. Bernard Hebb. But he has also done tours in guitarduo with Prof. Michael Tröster and with Petko Genkov from Bulgaria and been a part of chambermusic encembles, such as The Danish Guitarorchestra, Trio Excelsa and Trio Canconetta. Next to this Finn Elias Svit has been soloist with orchestras, done TV and Radio broadcarsts and CD recordings publised by Gega New, Classco and Trekel Records.
In conection to the concert activities Finn has given marsterclasses, lectures, workshops, conducted guitar orchestras and been a jury member at many a guitarfestival arround Europe.
EDUCATION AND MORE:
Educated at Nordjysk Musikkonservatorium in Aalborg, Denmark; received Master Diploma in Classical Guitar.
Scholarships from “Dansk Musiker Forbund” and the Nordjysk Musikkonservatorium.
Active participant in the international masterclasses with Prof. Karl Scheit, Prof. Sonja Prunnbauer, Hubert Käppel, Wolfgang Lendle, Prof. Per Oluf Johnson, Göran Schöllser, Milan Zelenka and Prof. Bernard Hebb.
Founder and Artistic Director of the Aalborg International Guitar Festival in Denmark.
Jury member at international competitions.
Director at Mariagerfjord School of Art.
CONCERTS , LECTURES, JURY MEMBER AND SEMINARS IN :
Austria, Bulgaria, Denmark, Poland, Spain, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Sweden, Norway, Italy, Greece, Germany and USA.
Vendsyssel Festival, Trekant Festivalen, Hanherred Festivalen, Brovst Musikuge, Oddsherred Musikuge, Barmstedt Gitarrentage 1989 - …, Hamburg 1992 – 93, Bubenreuth Gitarren Wettbeweb 1995, National Palace of Music, Sofia 1996, International Competition for Guitar, Plovdiv 1996 – 2000, New Bulgarian University 1999, Zeven Gitarrenwoche 1999, Mors Guitarweek 2000. Koblenzer Gitarrenseminar 2001 – 2013, International Guitar Festival and Competition Rust 2001. 2002 – 2003 Taragona in Spain. Concert tour and masterclasses at Universities in New Jersey, New York, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Flagstaff, American Guitar Society, Danish Guitar Society, Wroclaw International Guitar Festival and many, many others over the last 25 years.
Capricho Arabé - F. Tarrega.
MUSIC FOR CHILDREN:
More than 1300 concerts for LMS - live music in schools all over Denmark. Programs where Jochen Brusch and I present classical music to young children. Our programs have been "Animals in Music", Around the Earth in 45 Minutes, Nicolo Paganini - a master on violin, Classical Music with Brusch & Svit, and other programs that have all been a great success.
RADIO AND TV RECORDINGS
Danish Radio and Television productions, recordings and TV programs in Bulgaria.
Treasures for Violin and Guitar with Jochen Brusch (violin)for Gega New (Bulgaria).
More Treasures for Violin and Guitar with Jochen Brusch for Gega New (Bulgaria).
Guitar Impressions for Guitar Duo with Bernard Hebb (guitar) for Gega New (Bulgaria).
Animals in Music for Violin and Guitar with Jochen Brusch for FES RECORDING.
Hommage aux Danmark for Violin and Guitar with Jochen Brusch for Classico.dk
Baroque Treasures for Violin and Guitar with Jochen Brusch for FES RECORDING.
Finn Svit and Friends: with Bernard Hebb, Bernd Ahlert, Kalli Kastori, Jochen Brusch, Sven-Ingvart Mikkelsen, Petko Genkov and others for Gega New (Bulgaria).
Bach for Violin and Guitar with Jochen Brusch for Classico.dk
Schubert & Paganini with Jochen Brusch – Trekel Records.de
H. Villa Lobos Prelude nr. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.
1887 - 1959
J. S. Bach Cello suite nr. 1 i D-dur BWV 1007.
1685 - 1750 Prelude
Minuet I + II
Manual de Falla Homenaje “Le Tombeau de Claude Debussy”
1876 – 1946
Leo Brouwer Una dia de Novembre
1939 Danza Caractaristica
Augustin Barrios Mangoré Una Limosna Por el Amor de Dios.
Luys de Narvárez Cancon del Emparador
1500 – 1555 Quatro Diferencias
J. S. Bach Suite in a minor nr. BWV 995.
1685 - 1750 Preludium - presto
Gavotte I + II
Francisco Tárrega 3 Preludier
1852 - 1909 Vals in re.
Henrik Rung Presto
1807 - 1871
Frederik Rung Idyl
1854 - 1914
Fernando Sor Variations on a Theme of Mozart op. 9.
1778 – 1839
Ohlshinsky On the Cross.
Augustin Barrios Mangoré La Catedral
1885 – 1944