Tickets available from 08.02.2022

  • Dmitrij Schostakowitsch

    Russian composer Dmitrij Schostakowitsch, born on September 25th 1906 in St. Petersburg, was in a difficult artistic position. He was severely restricted in his artistic freedom by the severe strictures of the Soviet Union's cultural ideologues and…

    Concerto for Violin and Orchestra No. 1 in A minor, Opus 77

    Both of Shostakovitch´s violin concertos are dedicated to the Russian master violinist David Oistrakh, who was a good friend of the composer and advised him, the pianist, on the creation of both solo parts. While Shostakovitch was able to compose his…

  • Intermission

  • Gustav Mahler

    Military music and trumpet calls, the sounds of nature and cow bells, funeral march and wooden mallet – there is hardly any kind of music or any instrument missing from the symphonies of Gustav Mahler (born on July 7, 1860 in the Czech town of…

    Symphony No. 1 in D major "The Titan"

    As early as his First Symphony, written between 1885 and 1888, the groundwork was laid for every factor that set Gustav Mahler apart: a monumental form, which links his output to Bruckner´s symphonic works, Mahler´s typical mosaic structure setting…

  • Klaus Mäkelä Conductor

    Klaus Mäkelä is the newly appointed Chief Conductor and Artistic Advisor of Oslo Philharmonic, beginning in the 2020/21 season. He is also Principal Guest Conductor of the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra and Artist in Association with Tapiola…

  • Lisa Batiashvili Violin

    Lisa Batiashvili, the Georgian-born German violinist, is praised by audiences and fellow musicians for her virtuosity. An award winning artist, she has developed long-standing relationships with the world’s leading orchestras, conductors and…