Tuesday, 10_09_2019 8 p.m. | Philharmonie Berlin | Tour | Save date
Wednesday, 18_09_2019 8 p.m. | Philharmonie im Gasteig | 1st Subscription Concert A | with Introduction | Save date
Konzertdauer: ca. 2½ Stunden

Alfred Schnittke

Alfred Schnittke Generations of of Eastern European composers spoke Slavic languages and felt themselves to be German or spoke German and felt Slavic. Before his much too early death, Russo-German composer Alfred Schnittke succeeded in combining...  more

Symphony No. 1

Intermission

Anton Bruckner

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

Symphony No. 6 in A major

 

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