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»Klassik am Odeonsplatz«

Unfortunately David Garrett has to cancel his performance for „Klassik am Odeonsplatz“ due to health reasons. We are proud to announce that star tenor Juan Diego Florez will be replacing him.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

With his symphonies, operas, concerti and chamber music, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (born on January 27, 1756 in Salzburg) is today the most-performed composer of all times. While still a child, he was already an international celebrity: trotted out by...  more

Overture to "Le nozze de Figaro", K. 492

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

With his symphonies, operas, concerti and chamber music, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (born on January 27, 1756 in Salzburg) is today the most-performed composer of all times. While still a child, he was already an international celebrity: trotted out by...  more

"Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön" Tamino's aria from "The Magic Flute" (act I)

Gaetano Donizetti

"Tombe degli avi miei" -- "Fra poco a me ricovero" Edgardo's aria and recitative from "Lucia di Lammermoor" (act III)

Hector Berlioz

Since sparking a furore throughout Europe with his "Symphonie fantastique" in 1830, Hector Berlioz (born on December 11th 1803 in La Côte St. André (Isère)) has ranked among the fathers of "program music”. This work then joined with Liszt’s...  more

Concert Overture "Le Carnaval romain" (Roman Carnival), Opus 9

Jules Massenet

"Pourquoi me réveiller" Werther's aria from "Werther" (act III)

Jules Massenet

"Ah! fuyez, douce image" aria of Chevalier Des Grieux from „Manon“ (act III)

Giuseppe Verdi

As the very essence of 19th century Italian opera, Giuseppe Verdi influenced musical-dramatic activities in his homeland almost without competition for 50 years. His compositional work began in a period of national division and the powerful struggle...  more

Ouvertüre zu "La forza del destino"

Giuseppe Fortunino Francesco Verdi, born in October of 1813 in Busseto in the Duchy of Parma, composed his first opera at the age of 23. His first big success at La Scala Milan was "Nabucco" in 1842, from which the overture and the choruses "Gli...

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Giacomo Puccini

Deeply impressed by a performance of "Aida", Puccini decided at the age of 18 that he wanted to become an opera composer. At the time, this descendant of a tradition-rich musical family had already been organist at the Lucca Cathedral for four...  more

"Che gelida manina" Rodolfo's aria from "La Bohème" (act I)

Giuseppe Verdi

As the very essence of 19th century Italian opera, Giuseppe Verdi influenced musical-dramatic activities in his homeland almost without competition for 50 years. His compositional work began in a period of national division and the powerful struggle...  more

„La mia letizia infondere“ – „Come poteva un angelo“ Cavatina and Cabaletta of Oronte from „I lombardi alla prima crociata“ (act II)

Intermission

Nikolaj Rimskij-Korsakow

"Sheherazade", Opus 35

 

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

Juan Diego Flórez, tenor

With a career that includes performances on the world’s leading stages, Juan Diego Flórez has established himself as one of opera’s greatest talents with his expressive singing. His generosity, charisma and passion inspire his many philanthropic...  more