Sunday, 05_11_2017 11 a.m. | Philharmonie im Gasteig | 2. Abo m 05-11-17
Monday, 06_11_2017 8 p.m. | Philharmonie im Gasteig | 1. Abo h4 06-11-17
Tuesday, 07_11_2017 8 p.m. | Congress Innsbruck | Tour 07-11-17

Thomas Larcher

Thomas Larcher stands out as one of the most imaginative voices in classical music today. Born in Innsbruck in 1963, Larcher grew up in Austrian Tyrol and studied composition and piano in Vienna. Today he is celebrated internationally as a composer,...  more

Symphony No. 2 "Kenotaph"

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

"Eine Alpensinfonie" op. 64 (An Alpine Symphony)

Strauss´s "Alpine Symphony" has been often misunderstood as a mountain expedition under the roughest conditions, but it had been planned as a philosophical-musical counterpart to "Also sprach Zarathustra": in it, the composer hoped to erect a musical...

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Semyon Bychkov, conductor

Born in St. Petersburg in 1952, Bychkov studied at the Glinka Choir School and later at the Leningrad Conservatory as a pupil of the legendary Ilya Musin. Aged 20, he won the Rachmaninov Conducting Competition but was denied the prize of conducting...  more