Friday, 20_09_2019 8 p.m. | Philharmonie im Gasteig | 1st Subscription Concert C | with Introduction | Save date
Konzertdauer: ca. 2½ Stunden

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

With his symphonies, operas, concerti and chamber music, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (born on January 27, 1756 in Salzburg) is today the most-performed composer of all times. While still a child, he was already an international celebrity: trotted out by...  more

Symphony No. 36 in C major, K. 425 "Linz"

“On Tuesday the fourth of November I should like to give an academy here in the theatre, and as I do not have one single symphony with me, I am writing headlong on a new one, which must be finished by then,” Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart wrote to his...

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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. 5 in B-flat major

“Nowhere has the composer so inconsiderately set his Pegasus racing so impetuously through the clouds, perhaps he has written no other work like this, with its total disregard of traditional dimensions and goals or the ability of a normal listener...

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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