• John Nelson conducts two programmes with Wuppertaler Sinfonieorchester

    John Nelson will be conducting two programmes with the Wuppertaler Sinfonieorchester before the end of the year. The first two performances will take place on 18 and 19 November at the Historische Stadthalle. Pianist Teo Gheorghiu will be joining Maestro Nelson for this occasion. Following these concerts, John Nelson will return to Wuppertal once more to conduct the last concert performance of Massenet’s Werther on 2 December.

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  • Hugh Wolff conducts “Scandalous stories” programme with Belgian National Orchestra and Nelson Freire

    American conductor Hugh Wolff will conduct a programme of “Scandalous stories” with the Belgian National Orchestra and pianist Nelson Freire. All three pieces, Adès’ Dances from ‘Powder her Face’, Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5 Emperor, and Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring, were initially met with mixed receptions or even outrage. The interesting programme will be performed on 16, 17 and 18 November, in various venues throughout Belgium.

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  • Jacek Kaspszyk conducts the Warsaw Philharmonic celebrating Poland’s Centenary of Independence

    Jacek Kaspszyk will conduct the Warsaw Philharmonic Gala concerts, celebrating 100 years of Poland’s Independence. The concerts will feature an all-Szymanowski programme. Following the Gala concerts, Kaspszyk will conduct the Inaugural Concert for the Krzysztof Penderecki Festival in honour of the composer’s 85th birthday, on 16 November.

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  • Joseph Bastian debuts with Janáček Philharmonic Orchestra

    Joseph Bastian will make his debut with the Janáček Philharmonic Orchestra at the City of Ostrava Cultural Centre on 1 November. The programme will include Strauss’ Don Juan, Mozart’s Horn Concerto No 2 (with Zuzana Meierová), Karlowicz’ Violin Concerto (with Roksana Kwaśnikowska) and Kalabis’ Piano Concerto No 1 (with Andrzej Molin).

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  • Dylan Corlay conducts “Hip Hop Symphonique” at Maison de Radio France

    Conductor Dylan Corlay collaborates with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France and hip hop artists Dosseh, Sniper, Sofiane, S. Pri Noi and Wallen for an exciting fusion of music genres in Paris. The sold-out concert “Hip Hop Symphonique” will take place at the Maison de Radio France on Wednesday 31 October.

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  • Moné Hattori debuts with the Sapporo Symphony Orchestra

    Moné Hattori will be making an exciting debut with the Sapporo Symphony Orchestra on 6 November 2018. Under the guidance of conductor Masamitsu Enkoji, she will perform Ravel’s Tzigane, Thaïs’ Meditation and Waxman’s Carmen Fantasy. The concert will take place in the main hall of the orchestra’s home base Sapporo Concert Hall Kitara in Sapporo, Japan.

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  • Alena Baeva joins the jury of the Long-Thibaud-Crespin International Violin Competition

    The world renowned Long-Thibaud-Crespin International Violin Competition will see Alena Baeva join the esteemed jury, which also include Renaud Capuçon and Maxim Vengerov amongst others. The recital final will be held on 7 November and the concerto finals on 9 & 10 November at the Auditorium de Radio France, Paris.

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