Monday, 25_09_2017 7_30 p.m. | Chorherrenstift St. Florian | Tour

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. 1 in C minor (Linzer version from 1866)

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. 3 in D minor

Anton Bruckner´s Third Symphony was originally composed as an homage to the composer´s deeply admired Richard Wagner. In its first version, written in 1873, the orchestral score of which was presented by Bruckner to Wagner as a dedicatory example...

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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