Friday, 06_07_2018 10 a.m. | Philharmonie im Gasteig | ÖG | SFK
Friday, 06_07_2018 8 p.m. | Philharmonie im Gasteig | 4. Abo g4 | EV
Saturday, 07_07_2018 7 p.m. | Philharmonie im Gasteig | 8. Abo d | EV
Sunday, 08_07_2018 11 a.m. | Philharmonie im Gasteig | 8. Abo m

Antonín Dvořák

Born on September 19th 1841 in today´s Czech Republic, Antonín Dvořák was regarded by his contemporaries as a kind of composing "nature boy" - inspired, unacademic and drawing directly from the sources of Czech and Slavic folklore, he ranks along...  more

Concerto for Violoncello and Orchestra in B minor, Opus 104

Intermission

Dmitrij Schostakowitsch

Russian composer Dmitrij Schostakowitsch, born on September 25th 1906 in St. Petersburg, was in a difficult artistic position. He was severely restricted in his artistic freedom by the severe strictures of the Soviet Union's cultural ideologues and...  more

Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Opus 47

After Shostakovitch had been accused of "sinister degeneracy” and "petit-bourgeois formalism” by the leading Soviet newspaper Pravda in response to his opera Lady Macbeth of Mtzensk, he decided to give into the culture-political dictatorship of the...

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Krzysztof Urbański, conductor

Krzysztof Urbański is Music Director of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. In 2015 Urbański became Principal Guest Conductor of the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra. In addition to concerts in Hamburg last season, they toured Japan and Europe....  more

Truls Mørk, cello

Truls Mørk’s compelling performances, combining fierce intensity, integrity and grace, have established him as one of the pre-eminent cellists of our time. He is a celebrated artist who performs with the most distinguished orchestras including the...  more