Thursday, 07_06_2018 10 a.m. | Philharmonie im Gasteig | ÖG | EV | SFK
Thursday, 07_06_2018 20 p.m. | Philharmonie im Gasteig | 7. Abo b | EV
Friday, 08_06_2018 20 p.m. | Philharmonie im Gasteig | 7. Abo c | EV
Sunday, 10_06_2018 19 p.m. | Philharmonie im Gasteig | 7. Abo f | EV

Claude Debussy

Claude Debussy, born on August 22nd 1862 in St.-Germain-en-Laye, was first a glowing admirer of Richard Wagner, but soon turned away from the German musical tradition to develop a French national musical idiom. The style he arrived at was called...  more

"Ibéria" from "Images" for Orchestra

On first hearing, folklore elements seem to play a significant role in Claude Debussy´s "Images". In "Gigues", we find an allegedly English melody, "Rondes de printemps" refers to a French folk tune, and "Ibéria" with its tambourines and castanets is...

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Claude Debussy

Claude Debussy, born on August 22nd 1862 in St.-Germain-en-Laye, was first a glowing admirer of Richard Wagner, but soon turned away from the German musical tradition to develop a French national musical idiom. The style he arrived at was called...  more

"Fantaisie" for piano and orchestra

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Ottorino Respighi

There are two contrasting musical worlds to which Ottorino Respighi devoted himself, and which he was able to blend together. The one "world" emerged from the late romantic era in Russia and Germany as a richly colored, virtuosic style of...  more

"Fontane di Roma" ("Fountains of Rome")

"In this symphonic poem, the composer wanted to express sensations and visions that had struck him while looking a four different Roman fountains, in each case at a time of day in which their special quality or their beauty make the strongest...

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Ottorino Respighi

There are two contrasting musical worlds to which Ottorino Respighi devoted himself, and which he was able to blend together. The one "world" emerged from the late romantic era in Russia and Germany as a richly colored, virtuosic style of...  more

"Pini di Roma" ("Pines of Rome")

Unlike works in this genre by Franz Liszt and Richard Strauss, the “Roman Trilogy” by Ottorino Respighi, with its three tone poems “Fontane di Roma”, “Pini di Roma” and “Feste Romane”, is not based on a literary source or a musically adaptable...

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Juraj Valčuha, conductor

Chief Conductor of the Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI since 2009. He studied composition and conducting in Bratislava, St. Petersburg with Ilya Musin and Paris. 2005 saw his debut with Orchestre National de France. In the following seasons...  more

Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano

One of today’s most sought-after soloists, Jean-Yves Thibaudet has the rare ability to combine poetic musical sensibilities and dazzling technical prowess. His talent at coaxing subtle and surprising colors and textures from each work he plays led...  more