Wednesday, 21_03_2018 8 p.m. | Philharmonie im Gasteig | 4. Abo a | EV
Thursday, 22_03_2018 8 p.m. | Philharmonie im Gasteig | 5. Abo f | EV
Friday, 23_03_2018 8 p.m. | Philharmonie im Gasteig | 3. Abo h4 | EV

Change of program

Unfortunately our conductor of honor Zubin Mehta will not be conducting our upcoming series of concerts 21.-23.03.2018 due to illness. In his stead Esa-Pekka Salonen will conduct the concert series. The program will remain the same.

Alban Berg

Along with Arnold Schönberg and Anton Webern, Viennese composer Alban Berg (born on February 9th 1885 in Vienna) was one of the main proponents of the "new music" before and after the First World War. Instructed in the twelve-tone technique by his...  more

Concerto for Violin and Orchestra "In Memory of an Angel"

No other work of the Second Viennese School enjoyed such widespread popularity among concert audiences as did Alban Berg´s Violin Concerto. Its warm emotion and intense expressiveness as well as its "catching" melodic structure, which does not detest...



Anton Bruckner

Opinions once varied on the music of Anton Bruckner (born on September 4, 1824 in Ansfelden, near Linz), who ranks amongst the great symphonists after Beethoven. While one faction regarded him as a destroyer of traditions, the other side ecstatically...  more

Symphony No. 7 in E major (Original Version 1883)

It was his Seventh Symphony, written between 1881 and 1883, that enabled Anton Bruckner to achieve his actual breakthrough as a symphonist. As early as the Leipzig world première on December 30, 1884 under the direction of Arthur Nikisch, Bruckner...


Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor

Esa-Pekka Salonen’s restless innovation drives him constantly to reposition classical music in the 21st century. He is the Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor for London’s Philharmonia Orchestra, where the award-winning RE-RITE and Universe of...  more

Janine Jansen, violin

Born in Soest in the Netherlands, she went on to study with Coosje Wijzenbeek, Philipp Hirshhorn and Boris Belkin. Her Concertgebouw debut in 1997 made her a great star in her native Holland, but she was destined for a wider stage. She was named a...  more