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  • 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…

    Suite from "Der Bürger als Edelmann" for Orchestra op. 60 (IIIa)

  • Edvard Grieg

    Born in Bergen, Norway as the son of a wealthy merchant and a pianist, he studied piano and composition from 1858 to 1862 at the Leipzig Conservatory. At the time, Edvard Grieg received important impulses at concerts by the famous Leipzig Gewandhaus…

    Concerto for Piano and Orchestra in A minor, Opus 16

  • Intermission

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    With his cantatas and oratorios, the Leipzig Thomaskantor Johann Sebastian Bach was the ultimate paragon of Protestant liturgical music. At the same time, with works like The Well-Tempered Clavier, The Art of the Fugue and The Musical Offering, he…

    Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor BWV 582 (arr. for orchestra by Ottorino Respighi)

  • Kent Nagano conductor

    Kent Nagano is considered one of the outstanding conductors for both operatic and orchestral repertoire. He has been General Music Director of the Hamburg State Opera and Chief Conductor of the Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg since September…

  • Jan Lisiecki piano

    Jan Lisiecki’s interpretations and technique speak to a maturity beyond his age. At 27, the Canadian performs over a hundred yearly concerts worldwide, and has worked closely with conductors such as Antonio Pappano, Yannick Nézet-Séguin,Daniel…







Duration concert: about 2 h