Wednesday, 27_02_2019 8 p.m. | Philharmonie im Gasteig | 4th Subscription Concert A | with Introduction | Save date
Thursday, 28_02_2019 8 p.m. | Philharmonie im Gasteig | 4th Subscription Concert B | with Introduction | Save date
Friday, 01_03_2019 8 p.m. | Philharmonie im Gasteig | 5th Subscription Concert C | with Introduction | Save date
Konzertdauer: ca. 2 Stunden

Edvard Grieg

Born in Bergen, Norway as the son of a wealthy merchant and a pianist, he studied piano and composition from 1858 to 1862 at the Leipzig Conservatory. At the time, Edvard Grieg received important impulses at concerts by the famous Leipzig Gewandhaus...  more

"Peer Gynt"-Suite No. 1, Opus 46

Carl Nielsen

Carl August Nielsen is far and away Denmark´s most significant composer. Outside his own country, however, his works have only recently received their deserved recognition. Although he grew up in a period of musical nationalisms and national...  more

Concerto for violin and orchestra op. 33

Intermission

Edvard Grieg

Born in Bergen, Norway as the son of a wealthy merchant and a pianist, he studied piano and composition from 1858 to 1862 at the Leipzig Conservatory. At the time, Edvard Grieg received important impulses at concerts by the famous Leipzig Gewandhaus...  more

"Peer Gynt"-Suite No. 2, Opus 55

Jean Sibelius

Jean Sibelius is regarded as the Finnish national composer, a reputation he largely acquired through his symphonic poem Finlandia. During the period of Russian domination, this work advanced to become a kind of unofficial Finnish national anthem and...  more

Symphony No. 5 in E-flat major, op. 82

Hardly any other symphony occupied Sibelius as long as his fifth. A full seven years lay between the first sketches in 1912 and the final form, completed in 1919. The world premìère of the first version took place on Sibelius´s 50th birthday on...

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John Storgårds, Conductor

Chief Guest Conductor of the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra and Principal Guest Conductor of Canada’s National Arts Centre Orchestra Ottawa, John Storgårds has a dual career as a conductor and violin virtuoso and is widely recognised for his creative...  more

Baiba Skride, Violin

Baiba Skride’s natural approach to her music-making has endeared her to some of today’s most important conductors and orchestras worldwide. She is consistently invited for her refreshing interpretations, her sensitivity and delight in the music. The...  more