Saturday, 30.01.2021 7 p.m. | Streaming | Save date

Die Video-Produktion dieses Konzertprogramms wird von 30. Januar (19 Uhr) bis 6. Februar (19 Uhr) auf mphil.de/stream kostenfrei veröffentlicht.

Overture to "Oberon"

Die Ouvertüre zu Carl Maria von Webers Ritter-, Feen- und Haremsdrama „Oberon“ zählt zu seinen bemerkenswertesten Kompositionen überhaupt. Streng hält sie sich an das thematische Material der Oper und erreicht trotz der sieben in ihr…

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Johannes Brahms

"New Trails“ was the title of an enthusiastic article in the "Neue Zeitschrift für Musik“ in which Robert Schumann introduced Johannes Brahms (born on May 7th 1833 in Hamburg) to the musical world. Praised as an innovator by Schumann, Brahms was…  more

Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D major, Opus 77

The Violin Concerto in D major, Opus 77, by Johannes Brahms differs radically from the 19th century tradition of virtuoso concertos. The violin is not at the heart of this work but rather integrated into the symphonic process of the composition. …

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Zubin Mehta, Conductor

Zubin Mehta was born in 1936 in Bombay and received his first musical education under his father’s Mehli Mehta’s guidance who was a noted concert violinist and the founder of the Bombay Symphony Orchestra. After a short period of pre-medical studies…  more

Lisa Batiashvili, Violin

Lisa Batiashvili, Musical America’s 2015 Instrumentalist of the Year, is this season’s Artist-in-Residence with the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia (Rome). Praised by audiences and fellow musicians for her virtuosity and “profound sensitivity”…  more