Sunday, 17_12_2017 11 a.m. | Festsaal im Münchner Künstlerhaus | 3rd Chamber Music Concert

"Philharmonic Christmas"

Arcangelo Corelli

Unlike many of his contemporaries, Arcangelo Corelli was granted the pleasure of tasting the fame due to him in full measure during his own lifetime. For decades, he received the patronage of powerful persons, enabling him to live his life without...  more

Concerto grosso in G minor, Opus 6 No. 8 "Christmas Concerto"

Antonio Vivaldi

Concerto for Strings and Basso continuo in D minor, RV 128

Johann Sebastian Bach

With his cantatas and oratorios, the Leipzig Thomaskantor Johann Sebastian Bach was the ultimate paragon of Protestant liturgical music. At the same time, with works like The Well-Tempered Clavier, The Art of the Fugue and The Musical Offering, he...  more

Air from the orchestral suite No. 3 D major BWV 1068

Giovanni Battista Pergolesi

Concertino No. 2 in G major for four violins, viola and basso continuo

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

Born: 1714 Died: 1788  more

Symphony No. 3 in C major, Wq. 182/3

Georg Friedrich Händel

Born on February 23, 1685 in Halle Died on April 4, 1759 in London  more

Concerto grosso in G minor, Opus 6 No. 6 HWV 324

Charles Avison

Concerto grosso No. 6 in D major after Domenico Scarlatti


Sreten Krstič , violin

A member of the Munich Philharmonic since 1980 (as principal concert master since 1982), Sreten Krstič was born in 1953 in Belgrade. He began playing the violin at the age of seven and completed his studies fourteen years later in Belgrade with Prof....  more

Couch Odette , violin

Odette Couch began studying the violin at the age of seven. At eleven she was accepted as a junior student at the Amsterdam Music Academy. Starting in 1985, she continued her studies in Baltimore and New York. She was first a pupil and then an...  more

Ana Vladanovic-Lebedinski , violin

Ana Vladanovic-Lebedinski was born in Belgrade in 1974. She received her first violin lessons from her mother. Already at the age of 14 years she studied under Prof. Dejan Mihailovic at the Academy of Music in Belgrade where she received her diploma...  more

Vladimir Tolpygo , violin

Vladimir Tolpygo was born in Moscow in 1988. Having received his first violin tuition aged four from Sergei Fatkulin, he emigrated to Portugal a year later, where his parents continued to teach him the violin. From 2001 to 2007, he attended the...  more

Wolfgang Berg , viola

Greatly influenced by his teachers, Rainer Moog and Hariolf Schlichtig, as well as the members of the Amadeus String Quartet, Wolfgang Berg concluded his studies at the Music Academy of Cologne by passing a concert examination. He was solo violist...  more

Thomas Ruge , cello

The musician comes from Bremen and studied the violoncello most recently with Ottomar Borwitzky at Berlin´s Karajan Academy. While still a student he was principal cellist in various orchestras, such as the European Youth Orchestra and the Lucerne...  more

Shengni Guo , bass

Born in 1983 in Shanghai, the double bassist started studying the violin at when she was only three. Seven years later, she discovered the double bass. She was taught from then on by Professor Jian Cao. At the tender age of eleven she gave her first...  more

Robert Schröter , harpsichord