Friday, 05_06_2020 8 p.m. | Philharmonie im Gasteig | 4th Subscription Concert h4 | with Introduction | Save date
Saturday, 06_06_2020 7 p.m. | Philharmonie im Gasteig | 7th Subscription Concert D | with Introduction | Save date

Maurice Ravel

Maurice Ravel, born on March 7th 1875 in Ciboure, Basses-Pyrénées, is one of the 20th century composers who worked less as destroyers than as renewers of traditional forms and techniques. His great role model was Mozart, but he likewise had great...  more

"La Valse", Poème chorégraphique pour orchestre

As early as 1906, Maurice Ravel had planned the composition of a waltz as an homage to Johann Strauss, but not until 1919 did "La valse", described in its subtitle as a "Choreographic Poem" and apostrophized by Ravel as "Apotheosis of a Viennese...

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Camille Saint-Saëns

Camille Saint-Saëns (born on October 9th 1835 in Paris), who began his musical career as a piano prodigy, is regarded as one of the most important composers of French classicism. In France, his symphonic striving for a cool, technically perfect...  more

Konzert für Klavier und Orchester Nr. 2 g-Moll op. 22

Intermission

Igor Strawinsky

Igor Strawinskys works stand out by virtue of their great diversity of style. There was hardly a technique or stylistic development of his time that he didn't deal with, and which did not find expression in his vast body of works, comprising...  more

"L´oiseau de feu" (The Firebird)

In his early Russian phase, still under the influence of such impressionists as Rimsky-Korsakov, Stravinsky wrote his three most famous ballets. As was the case later in Petrushka and Sacre du printemps, the Firebird was commissioned by Sergei...

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Oksana Lyniv, conductor

Alice Sara Ott, Piano

The 2018/19 season marks a significant year for German-Japanese pianist Alice Sara Ott, one of the world’s most in-demand classical pianists. She releases her latest album, Nightfall, featuring works by Satie, Debussy and Ravel, including Gaspard de...  more