Saturday, 14_12_2019 7 p.m. | Philharmonie im Gasteig | 2nd Subscription Concert h4 | with Introduction | Save date
Sunday, 15_12_2019 11 a.m. | Philharmonie im Gasteig | 3rd Subscription Concert M | Save date
Monday, 16_12_2019 8 p.m. | Philharmonie im Gasteig | 3rd Subscription Concert F | with Introduction | Save date

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

Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D major, Opus 61

At its 1806 world première, Beethoven’s Violin Concerto was such a resounding failure that it took 40 years for the concerto to be given a reprieve by violinist Josef Joachim and find its way into the repertoire. What was seen as a "defect” at the...

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Intermission

Gustav Mahler

Military music and trumpet calls, the sounds of nature and cow bells, funeral march and wooden mallet – there is hardly any kind of music or any instrument missing from the symphonies of Gustav Mahler (born on July 7, 1860 in the Czech town of...  more

Symphony No. 5 in C-sharp minor

After the four great vocal symphonies, in which he makes reference to his own art song compositions, such as Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (Songs of a Wayfarer) and the songs Aus des Knaben Wunderhorn (The Boy’s Magic Horn), Mahler first took a...

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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

Daniel Lozakovich, Violin

Daniel Lozakovich was born in Stockholm in 2001, and began playing the violin in 2007, making his concerto debut with the Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra and Vladimir Spivakov two years later. Daniel has already performed as a soloist throughout...  more