Thursday, 04_04_2019 8 p.m. | Philharmonie im Gasteig | 5th Subscription Concert B | with Introduction | Save date
Friday, 05_04_2019 8 p.m. | Philharmonie im Gasteig | 6th Subscription Concert C | with Introduction | Save date
Saturday, 06_04_2019 7 p.m. | Philharmonie im Gasteig | 5th Subscription Concert F | with Introduction | Save date

Witold Lutosławski

"In and of itself, music does not express any unambiguous non-musical content whatsoever. Music is music!" With these words, Polish composer Witold Lutosławski declared his understanding of music as an abstract form. Lutosławski, who early in his...  more

"Mała suita" (little suite)

Antonín Dvořák

Born on September 19th 1841 in today´s Czech Republic, Antonín Dvořák was regarded by his contemporaries as a kind of composing "nature boy" - inspired, unacademic and drawing directly from the sources of Czech and Slavic folklore, he ranks along...  more

Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in A minor, Opus 53

Dvořák´s Concerto in A minor, op. 53, regrettably numbers among the less frequently played 19th century violin concertos. Nevertheless there always were and still are musicians who have a great fondness for this concerto. Violinist Nathan Milstein...

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Intermission

Antonín Dvořák

Born on September 19th 1841 in today´s Czech Republic, Antonín Dvořák was regarded by his contemporaries as a kind of composing "nature boy" - inspired, unacademic and drawing directly from the sources of Czech and Slavic folklore, he ranks along...  more

Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Opus 95 "Z Nového sveta" (From the New World)

"Z nového sveta", "From the New World" - this was the title Dvorák gave his Ninth Symphony, which he wrote in 1893 in the United States. In this work Dvorák drew some inspiration from Native American music, without, however, as is often assumed,...

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Krzysztof Urbański, Conductor

Krzysztof Urbański is Music Director of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. In 2015 Urbański became Principal Guest Conductor of the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra. In addition to concerts in Hamburg last season, they toured Japan and Europe....  more

Joshua Bell, Violin

Often referred to as the "poet of the violin," JOSHUA BELL is one of the world's most celebrated violinists. He continues to enchant audiences with his breathtaking virtuosity, tone of sheer beauty, and charismatic stage presence. His restless...  more