The DSO and Kent Nagano in Munich
The DSO and its conductor laureate Kent Nagano are visiting Munich's Philharmonie am Gasteig on February 28 with Schumann's third and Brahms' first symphony.More info
The DSO and Robin Ticciati in Cologne and Amsterdam
Music director Robin Ticciati and the DSO are on tour playing concerts at the Cologne Philharmonie and the Concertgebouw Amsterdam on February 12 and 13.
Chopin's second piano concerto with its brilliant and highly virtuoso solo part ist played by acclaimed pianist Jan Lisiecki. With the composer's two piano concertos the then 15 year old Canadian of Polish descent rose to fame in 2010. Five years later he gave his celebrated DSO debut with Chopin's first concerto.
Also on the programme: Strawinsky's colourful ballet ›Firebird‹ (in Cologne) and Antonín Dvořák's ninth symphony (in Amsterdam) as well as Rachmaninov's elegiac tone poem ›Isle of the Dead‹.
Concerts in Berlin are to follow on February 20 and 21.More info
Beethoven's piano concertos: New Complete recording with Martin Helmchen and Andrew Manze
A longtime artistic partnership has been connecting the DSO with pianist Martin Helmchen and conductor Andrew Manze respectively. In May 2018 they jointly started a successful cooperation with a concert series dedicated to the complete Beethoven piano concertos with the third instalment coming up in February 2020. In the run-up to the composer's 250th birthday celebrations they are recording the complete series for the Alpha Classics label. Co-produced by rbbKultur, the first CD with piano concertos 2 and 5 is being published on October 25.Buy