Design: Frank Fienbork & Nicole Elsenbach
  • Sofia Gubaidulina

    "Fairytale poem" for Orchestra

  • Sergei Rakhmaninov

    Sergei Rakhmaninov, one of the greatest pianists of all time and one of the most outstanding melodists amongst composers, was born at Oneg, near Novgorod, on 20 March 1873 (1 April New Style), into a musical family. In 1888 Rakhmaninov began to study…

    Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 2 in C minor, Opus 18

  • Intermission

  • Richard Strauss

    The composer Richard Strauss, born on June 11th 1864 in Munich, was one of the most multi-faceted musical personalities of the late 19th and early to mid-20th centuries. While his early works were couched in traditional classic forms and genres, in…

    "Don Quixote", Opus 35

  • Rafael Payare conductor

    The 21-22 season will mark Rafael Payare’s third season as Music Director of San Diego Symphony and already their relationship has been recognised as one of the most dynamic in North America.

    Rafael was previously Principal Conductor and Music…

  • Kyohei Sorita piano

    Kyohei Sorita won the silver medal at the 2021 Chopin Competition in Warsaw. In the coming season, invitations will take him to the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra (originally under Gergiev, now under Payare), to Poland, Australia, and Austria…

  • Jano Lisboa viola

    Jano Lisboa is 1st prize winner in both Viola and Chamber Music categories in the Prémio Jovens Músicos in Lisbon (Portugal) and prizewinner in the Watson Forbes International Viola Competition (Scotland) achieving also a commendation for one of the…

  • Michael Hell violoncello

    Michael Hell was born into a musical family in Vienna and studied violoncello at the Vienna Academy, from which he graduated with honors in 1980. Since 1981 he has been solo cellist of the Munich Philharmonic. Hell plays cello duets with Werner…

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