Sunday, 21_10_2018 7 p.m. | Philharmonie im Gasteig | 1st Subscription Concert e4 | with Introduction | Save date
Konzertdauer: ca. 1 ½ Stunden

Krzysztof Penderecki

Composer/conductor Krzysztof Penderecki was born on November 23, 1933, in the Polish city of Debica. To accompany his studies of composition at the Kraków Conservatory and later at the Kraków State Academy of Music, he also studied philosophy, and...  more

"Threnody -- for the victims of Hiroshima"

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

With his symphonies, operas, concerti and chamber music, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (born on January 27, 1756 in Salzburg) is today the most-performed composer of all times. While still a child, he was already an international celebrity: trotted out by...  more

Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra in A major, K. 622

Along with the "Freemasons´ Music", the A major Clarinet Concerto is one of the last works Mozart was able to complete. Originally, Mozart had wanted to compose a concerto for bassett horn, but then changed his mind and completed the score in...

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Igor Strawinsky

Igor Strawinskys works stand out by virtue of their great diversity of style. There was hardly a technique or stylistic development of his time that he didn't deal with, and which did not find expression in his vast body of works, comprising...  more

"Le Sacre du Printemps" (The Rite of Spring)

In the ballet "Le Sacre du Printemps" ("The Rites of Spring") Igor Stravinsky brings to the stage his vision of an archaic, pagan custom: "Old, wise men sit around in a circle and watch the death dance of a young girl who is to be sacrificed to...

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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

László Kuti, Clarinet

The clarinetist from Hungary grew up in a musical family and was already playing in a wind ensemble in his home town as a child. After the beginning of his studies in Hungary, Laszló Kurti transferred to the University of Music and the Performing...  more