Wednesday, 14_11_2018 10 a.m. | Philharmonie im Gasteig | Public Dress Rehearsal | Series "Spielfeld Klassik" | Save date
Wednesday, 14_11_2018 8 p.m. | Philharmonie im Gasteig | 2nd Subscription Concert h4 | with Introduction | Save date

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 Piano and Orchestra No. 2 in B-flat major, Opus 83

"A second one will certainly sound different…!" Immediately after the spectacular failure of his First Piano Concerto in 1959 in Leipzig, Brahms announced another work in this genre, for which the musical world nevertheless had to wait more than two...

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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...  more

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...

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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

Yuja Wang, Piano

Critical superlatives and audience ovations have followed Yuja Wang’s dazzling career. The Beijing-born pianist, celebrated for her charismatic artistry and captivating stage presence, is ready to register fresh achievements which features recitals,...  more