Saturday, 18_01_2020 6 p.m. | Festspielhaus Baden-Baden | Tour | Save date
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Wednesday, 22_01_2020 8 p.m. | Philharmonie im Gasteig | 4th Subscription Concert A | with Introduction | Save date

Claude Debussy

Claude Debussy, born on August 22nd 1862 in St.-Germain-en-Laye, was first a glowing admirer of Richard Wagner, but soon turned away from the German musical tradition to develop a French national musical idiom. The style he arrived at was called...  more

"Le martyre de Saint Sébastien" (The Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian) Symphonic Fragments

Intermission

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

"Tristan und Isolde", 2nd act

 

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

Martina Serafin, Soprano

Yulia Matochkina, Mezzo-Soprano

Andreas Schager, Tenor

The Austrian heldentenor, Andreas Schager, initiated his career in the lyric Mozart and operetta roles, before developing into the heroic roles of Wagner and Strauss in 2011. Schager regularly works at major houses and festivals worldwide such as...  more

Miljenko Turk, Baritone

Mikhail Petrenko, Bass

Mikhail Petrenko is one of the most sought after basses in the world. His performances are a success with both the public and critics, who describe his talent as: "When that rich, reverberating tone rises from the depths, then pours forth to fill the...  more