Change of program
Anstelle von Debussys "La Mer" und Mozarts Symphonie Nr. 35 ("Haffner-Symphonie") steht die 9. Symphonie von Anton Bruckner auf dem Programm.
"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
Ever since Schumann first praised the young Brahms, calling him a trail-blazing composer, the public eagerly awaited his First Symphony. And the pressure that weighed down on the creative process was correspondingly heavy. Not until 1876, at the... more
Opinions once varied on the music of Anton Bruckner (born on September 4, 1824 in Ansfelden, near Linz), who ranks amongst the great symphonists after Beethoven. While one faction regarded him as a destroyer of traditions, the other side ecstatically... more
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