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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…

    "Don Juan", Opus 20

    Composed in 1888, "Don Juan", Opus 20, is Richard Strauss´s third symphonic tone poem based on a specific subject. As a general heading, Strauss preceded this composition with three paragraphs from Nicolaus Lenau´s "dramatic poem" written in 1844…

  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    Erich Wolfgang Korngold was one of those tragic composer personalities who were highly successful in the first half of the 20th century only to disappear into oblivion in Europe in the wake of political oppression. His opera "Die tote Stadt" was a…

    Concerto in One Movement for Cello and Orchestra, Opus 37

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  • Anders Hillborg

    One of Sweden’s leading composers, Anders Hillborg is that rare artist whose music strikes a chord across many different countries and cultures. Born in Sweden in 1954, an early interest in electronic music developed from a beginning as a keyboard…

    Concerto for Cello and Orchestra, commissioned work and german premiere

  • 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…

    "Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche" (Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks), Opus 28

    "Delicious tone painting" rhapsodizes the one camp, "inane illustration music," grouses the other. These two judgments on the symphonic poem "Till Eulenspiegel´s Merry Pranks" by Richard Strauss do, however, have one thing in common. They both focus…

  • Krzysztof Urbański Conductor

    In September 2020, Krzysztof Urbański entered the tenth season of his tenure as Music Director of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. He was appointed Principal Guest Conductor of the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra in 2015, and he has led the…

  • Nicolas Altstaedt Cello

    German-French cellist Nicolas Altstaedt is one of the most sought after and versatile artists today. As a soloist, conductor, and artistic director, he performs repertoire spanning from early music to the contemporary, playing on period and modern…