Thursday, 25_04_2019 8 p.m. | Philharmonie im Gasteig | 6th Subscription Concert B | with Introduction | Save date
Friday, 26_04_2019 8 p.m. | Philharmonie im Gasteig | 7th Subscription Concert C | with Introduction | Save date
Saturday, 27_04_2019 7 p.m. | Philharmonie im Gasteig | 6th Subscription Concert F | with Introduction | Save date

Robert Schumann

Robert Schumann, born on June 8th 1810 in Zwickau, actually wanted to become a pianist, but had to give up this plan because of a hand injury caused by excessive practicing. Until 1840, he exclusively composed works for piano and art songs, before...  more

Symphony No. 2 in C major, Opus 61

"I´ll write the symphony in December 1845, still sick -- I feel as though it´s something people have to hear", Robert Schumann said of his Second Symphony, which he composed, so to speak, as a form of therapy after his complete physical and...

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Intermission

Robert Schumann

Robert Schumann, born on June 8th 1810 in Zwickau, actually wanted to become a pianist, but had to give up this plan because of a hand injury caused by excessive practicing. Until 1840, he exclusively composed works for piano and art songs, before...  more

Symphony No. 4 in D minor, Opus 120 (Final version 1853)

Robert Schumann´s Fourth Symphony in D minor, op. 120, in its original version, should more correctly be described as his second symphony. The first version of the Symphony in D minor, written in his year of symphonic creativity, 1841, was given its...

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Pablo Heras-Casado, Conductor

Pablo Heras-Casado has been described by the New York Times as "the thinking person’s idea of a hotshot young conductor", although his character is better reflected in the quality of the long-term relationships he has developed with orchestras...  more