On Tour

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.

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On Tour

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.

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CD Release

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.

Fri 21.02.
8 pm
Philharmonie Berlin
Symphony concert

Robin Ticciati

Music director Robin Ticciati conducts Rachmaninov's elegiac tone poem ›Isle of the Dead‹ and Strawinsky's colourful ballet ›Firebird‹. For Frédéric Chopin's second piano concerto celebrated pianist Jan Lisiecki returns to the orchestra.

Sun 01.03.
8 pm
Philharmonie Berlin
Symphony concert

Kent Nagano

The DSO and its conductor laureate Kent Nagano dedicate their concert to two composers whose masterworks had a decisive impact on Beethoven's heritage in musical romanticism – Robert Schumann with his third symphony, Johannes Brahms with his first symphony.

Fri 13.03.
20.30 Uhr
Villa Elisabeth
Chamber concert

String quartet and piano

DSO's Nordlicht Quartett dedicates its concert to a scandinavian rarity: the ›Quartetto svedese‹ from the slim Œuvre of the Swedish comcposer Oscar Byström (1821–1909), who studied music during his military career and started his second career as conductor, teacher and church musician very late in his life. For the wonderful second piano quitet by Bohuslav Martinů the quartet is joined by pianist Anna Kirichenko.

DSO Nachrichten

DSO News 03/04 2020

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