Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts
Saturdays @ 8PM

The German festival season presents a cross-section of the world's most exciting classical music artists and a mix of repertoire from old favorites to new discoveries. Hosted by Rick Fulker, Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts is a weekly series of electrifying performances by top German orchestras along with superb ensembles from abroad.

10/16

Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Kyrill Petrenko, conductor

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky:  Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture
Sergi Rachmaninov:  Symphony No. 2 in E minor, Op. 27 
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky:   Orchestral Suite No. 3 in G Major, Op. 55

10/23

Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra  
Andres Orozco-Estrada, conductor               
Augustin Hadelich, violin 

Felix Mendelssohn:  Hebrides Overture, Op. 26
Jean Sibelius:  Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47 
Felix Mendelssohn:  Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 107 "Reformation" 
  
Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen
Paavo Jarvi, conductor                      

Igor Stravinsky:  Suite from Pulcinella

10/30

Le Concert des Nations 
Jordi Savall, conductor          
VOX BONA Kammerchor der Kreuzkirche Bonn 
Sara Gouzy, soprano; Laila Salome Fischer, mezzo-soprano; Martin Platz, tenor; Manuel Walser, baritone

Ludwig van Beethoven:  Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral"

11/6

Orchestre des Champs Elysees
Philippe Herreweghe, conductor                   
Collegium Vocale Gent  
Dorothee Mields,soprano;  Kresimir Strazanac, baritone

Gabriel Faure:  Requiem, Op. 48 
Anton Bruckner:  Two Aequale
Johannes Brahms:  Funeral Cant, Op. 13 
Igor Stravinsky:  Symphony of Psalms

11/13

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra 
Herbert Blomstedt, conductor           

Franz Schubert:  Symphony No. 8 in B minor,  D. 759 "Unfinished"
Anton Bruckner:  Symphony No. 4 E-flat Major "Romantic"

11/20

Beethoven Orchestra Bonn 
Dirk Kaftan, conductor                      

Alexander Scriabin:  Prometheus, The Poem of Fire, Op. 60 
Cameron Carpenter:  The Scandal, Op. 3
Franz Liszt:  Symphonic Poem No. 3 "Les preludes"

11/27

Bayreuther Festspielorchester 
Oksana Lyniv, conductor
Daland, Georg Zeppenfeld; Senta, Asmik Grigorian; Erik, Eric Cutler; Mary, Marina Prudenskaya; Helmsman, Attilio Glaser;  Dutchman, John Lundgren  

Richard Wagner:  The Flying Dutchman