Thursday, 09_01_2020 8 p.m. | Philharmonie im Gasteig | 4th Subscription Concert F | with Introduction | Save date
Friday, 10_01_2020 8 p.m. | Philharmonie im Gasteig | 4th Subscription Concert C | with Introduction | Save date
Sunday, 12_01_2020 11 a.m. | Philharmonie im Gasteig | 4th Subscription Concert M | Save date

Richard Wagner

Richard Wagner's (born on May 22th 1813 in Leipzig) music dramas had an extremely polarizing effect on his contemporaries. While half the public was completely drawn into the emotional power of his works, the other half found his music and his...  more

"Lohengrin": Prélude to Act I

Dieter Ammann

piano concert, German premiere

Intermission

Richard Strauss

The composer Richard Strauss, born on June 11th 1864 in Munich, was one of the most multi-faceted musical personalities of the late 19th and early to mid-20th centuries. While his early works were couched in traditional classic forms and genres, in...  more

"Also sprach Zarathustra" (Thus Spake Zarathustra), Opus 30

Anyone hearing the beginning of "Also sprach Zarathustra" ("Thus Spake Zarathustra") today has to contend with all kinds of associations, ranging from the elevation of the planetarium projector over Stanley Kubrick´s film "2001 - A Space Odyssey" all...

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Susanna Mälkki, conductor

2018/19 marks Mälkki’s third season as Chief Conductor of the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra – upcoming highlights include Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring, the world premiere of a new work by Enno Poppe, and a tour of Central Europe with violinist Pekka...  more

Andreas Haefliger, Piano

Coming from a rich tradition, pianist Andreas Haefliger “belongs to that elite group of interpreters…one of the most serious, questing pianists on the circuit today… breathtaking virtuosity…a complete Beethovenian” (Telegraph, May 2018). He has won...  more