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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...  more

„Festive Overture“, Opus 96

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...  more

Concerto for Horn and Orchestra No. 1 in E-flat major, Opus 11

It was no coincidence that the first compositions with which the young Richard Strauss attracted attention were pieces for wind instruments. His father, Franz Strauss, was a hornist in Munich’s Court Opera Orchestra, and the composer’s earliest...

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Intermission

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...  more

"Eine Alpensinfonie" op. 64 (An Alpine Symphony)

Strauss´s "Alpine Symphony" has been often misunderstood as a mountain expedition under the roughest conditions, but it had been planned as a philosophical-musical counterpart to "Also sprach Zarathustra": in it, the composer hoped to erect a musical...

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Valery Gergiev, Conductor

Born in Moscow, Valery Gergiev initially studied conducting under Ilya Musin at the Leningrad Conservatory. While still a student, he won the Herbert von Karajan conducting competition in Berlin. In 1978, aged 24, Valery Gergiev became assistant...  more

Matías Piñeira, Horn

Matias Piñeira was born in Chile and started to learn the French horn at the age of seven. He subsequently studied the instrument at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and attended masterclasses, among others at German Brass and with...  more