Sofia Gubaidulina

„Glorious Percussion“ Concerto for Percussion Ensemble and Orchestra


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)


Gustavo Gimeno, conductor

From the 2015/16 Gustavo Gimeno takes up his post as Music Director of the Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg. He begins his partnership with a focus on the first symphonies of Beethoven, Mahler, Bruckner, Schumann and Shostakovich and with...  more

Sebastian Förschl, percussion

Percussionist Sebastian Förschl was educated at the Academy of Music and Theatre in Munich, where he studied with Peter Sadlo and Franz Bach. In the summer of 2009 he passed the diploma examination and moved on to the master class. Sebastian Förschl...  more

Alexej Gerassimez, percussion

Alexej Gerassimez was born in Essen/Germany in 1987 and received his first piano lessons at the age of five. Two years later he began to play percussion. In 2000 he continued his musical training as a an extraordinary young student with Christian...  more

Jörg Hannabach, percussion

Jörg Hannabach received his training from Arnold Riedhammer at Munich's Richard Strauss Conservatory and at the Academy of Music in Frankfurt, where he graduated with an Artist's Diploma. In 1992 he bercame a member of the State Philharmonic of the...  more

Michael Leopold, percussion

Michael Leopold studied percussion under Prof Peter Sadlo at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Munich. In 2007 he won first prize at the national “Jugend musiziert” competition and in 2009 he received the cultural advancement award of his home...  more

Simone Rubino, percussion

The Italian Simone Rubino is the winner of the 63rd ARD Music Competition 2014 in the category percussion. He also was honored this evening with the Audience Award and the Gebrüder-Busch price. Simone Rubino received the Crédit Suisse Young Artist...  more