Thursday, 01_02_2018 10 a.m. | Philharmonie im Gasteig | ÖG | SFK
Thursday, 01_02_2018 8 p.m. | Philharmonie im Gasteig | 3. Abo b | EV
Friday, 02_02_2018 8 p.m. | Philharmonie im Gasteig | 2. Abo e4 | EV
Sunday, 04_02_2018 11 a.m. | Philharmonie im Gasteig | 4. Abo m

Jean Sibelius

Jean Sibelius is regarded as the Finnish national composer, a reputation he largely acquired through his symphonic poem Finlandia. During the period of Russian domination, this work advanced to become a kind of unofficial Finnish national anthem and...  more

Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D minor, Opus 47

To this day, Jean Sibelius' 1903 Violin Concerto ranks among the most popular works of its kind for audiences and virtuosi alike. Himself an excellent violinist, Sibelius makes very high technical demands on the soloist in his concerto, especially...

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Intermission

Edward Elgar

Like Henry Purcell for the English music of the baroque era and Benjamin Britten for the English music of the modern age, Edward Elgar (1857 ? 1934) is regarded as the representative composer for English music in the late romantic period. This rank...  more

Symphony No. 1 in A-flat major, Opus 55

 

Alan Gilbert, conductor

New York Philharmonic Music Director Alan Gilbert began his tenure in September 2009, and is the first native New Yorker to be appointed to that post. He simultaneously maintains a major international presence, making regular guest appearances with...  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) where she will perform concertos by Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev, and Bach’s Concerto for Violin...  more