Sunday, 14_01_2018 7 p.m. | Philharmonie im Gasteig | 3. Abo f | EV
Monday, 15_01_2018 7 p.m. | Philharmonie im Gasteig | 2. Juko | SFK

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

"Syrinx" for Flute Solo

Jean Sibelius

Jean Sibelius is regarded as the Finnish national composer, a reputation he largely acquired through his symphonic poem Finlandia. During the period of Russian domination, this work advanced to become a kind of unofficial Finnish national anthem and...  more

"Luonnotar" for soprano and orchestra, Opus 70

Joseph Haydn

"Since Haydn, a symphony is no longer a mere source of fun, but rather a matter of life or death," said Johannes Brahms paying homage to the musical accomplishments of Franz Joseph Haydn, who created trail-blazing works in almost every genre. ...  more

Symphony No. 96 in D major, Hob. I:96 "The Miracle"

Intermission

Arnold Schönberg

Arnold Schönberg was one of the most important musical personalities of the previous century. Starting out with a final surge of the late romantic music, he took a radical step away from what was then regarded as the crisis of tonality with his move...  more

"Verklärte Nacht" ("Transfigured Night") for String Sextet, Opus 4

Impressed by the poetry of Richard Dehmel, who combined Friedrich Nietzsche’s principle of mastery with socialistic ideas, Arnold Schönberg selected his poem, Verklärte Nacht (Transfigured Night) as the programmatic basis of a string sextet written...

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George Gershwin

American composer George Gershwin can justifiably be called one of the fathers of today´s so popular ?crossover? movement. This son of Russian-Jewish immigrants earned his first laurels with activities as a song plugger and then soon landed a...  more

Suite from "Girl Crazy"

 

Barbara Hannigan, conductor and soprano

Barbara Hannigan has appeared with most other leading orchestras worldwide. She has collaborated with conductors and stage directors including Simon Rattle, Katie Mitchell, Andris Nelsons, Vladimir Jurowski, Sasha Waltz, Kirill Petrenko, Krszysztof...  more

Herman van Kogelenberg, flute

Herman van Kogelenberg, Principal Flute of the Munich Philharmonic, is a dutch flute player who was born in Thorn, The Netherlands. At an early age he studied with Willem Tonnaer and went on to attend the conservatories of Amsterdam, Utrecht and The...  more