Wednesday, 19_09_2018 8 p.m. | Philharmonie im Gasteig | 1st Subscription Concert A | with Introduction | Save date
Eine Produktion der Münchner Philharmoniker in Zusammenarbeit mit Berliner Festspiele/Musikfest Berlin anlässlich des Bernd Alois Zimmermann-Jahres 2018.

Bernd Alois Zimmermann

The prominent German composer wasborn on March 20, 1918 in Bliesheim near Cologne; he studied music education at the Cologne Music Academy and attended lectures at Cologne University. After two years of service in the Wehrmacht, Bernd Alois...  more

"Ich wandte mich und sah an alles Unrecht, das geschah unter der Sonne" Ekklesiastische Aktion for two speaker, bass and orchestra

Intermission

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. 9 in D minor

 

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

Georg Nigl, Baritone

Georg Nigl consistently inspires audience and press with his passionate, authentic performances. He was soprano soloist of the Vienna Boys Choir and later studied with Kammersängerin Hilde receiving further important inspiration. Celebrated for his...  more

Michael Rotschopf, Speaker

Josef Bierbichler, Speaker

Josef Bierbichler ist geborener Landwirt, verdient sein Geld als Schauspieler, hat 2 Filme geschrieben und inszeniert, und verweigert sich, wo es geht, fotografiert zu werden. Deshalb verfügt er über kein Foto. Er ist um die 70 und lebt in der Nähe...  more