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Michael Volle muss seine Mitwirkung bei den Konzerten am 30. und 31.12. leider krankheitsbedingt absagen. Die Partie übernimmt dankenswerterweise Christof Fischesser.

Ludwig van Beethoven

Ludwig van Beethoven, born in December 1770 in Bonn into a musical family, attracted attention early in his life thanks to his outstanding musical talent. In 1792 the Prince Elector of Bonn sent him to Vienna to enable him to perfect his knowledge...  more

Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Opus 125

With its humanitarian message: "All men will be brothers” from Schiller’s Ode to Joy, Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, written between 1822 and 1824, is a work that is very frequently presented at public events such as state occasions or when the advent...


Fabio Luisi, Conductor

A winner of Grammy and ECHO Klassik Awards, Fabio Luisi serves as General Music Director of the Zurich Opera (named Best Opera Company at the 2014 International Opera Awards) and as Principal Conductor of the Metropolitan Opera. He has also been...  more

Elsa Dreisig, Soprano

The renowned vocal competition Operalia awarded Elsa Dreisig First Prize as best female singer of 2016. The same year she was named Vocal Discovery of the prestigious Victoires de la Musique Classique and the highly esteemed magazine Opernwelt...  more

Ekaterina Gubanova, Mezzo-Soprano

Ekaterina Gubanova is one of the finest mezzosopranos of the last generations. Her past and future appearances include performances in Opera Houses like the Metropolitan Opera, Teatro alla Scala, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Bayerische...  more

Burkhard Fritz, Tenor

Christof Fischesser, Bass

German bass Christof Fischesser is a regular guest at Europe´s most prestigious opera houses including Vienna State Opera, the Royal Opera House Covent Garden London, Opéra Bastille Paris, Teatro Real in Madrid, State Opera Munich, Komische Oper...  more

Philharmonischer Chor München, Chorus Master: Andreas Herrmann

The Philharmonic Chorus of Munich is one of the leading large scale concert choruses in Germany and partner chorus of the Munich Philharmonic. Its repertoire ranges throughout the choral music of every period, from early polyphonic works all the way...  more