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 Cristina Burack, Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts is a weekly series of electrifying performances by top German orchestras along with superb ensembles from abroad.

12/3

WDR Symphony Orchestra
Cristian Macelaru, conductor
Oren Shevlin, cello
Augustin Hadelich, violin

Malika Kishino:  What the Thunder Said
Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 61
Johannes Brahms (arranged by Arnold Schoenberg):  Piano Quartet No. 2 in G minor, Op. 25  

12/10

Ensemble Resonanz
Anna Prohaska, soprano

Lisa Streich:  "Handekussen" (Kissing hands)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:  Arias from The Marriage of Figaro and The Clemency of Titus
Eivind Buene:  "Langsam und schmachtend" (Slow and languishing)
Alban Berg:  Three pieces from "Lyric Suite"

12/17

Bamberg Symphony
Andrew Manze, conductor
Seong-Jin Cho, piano; Karl Rauer, clarinet; Theresa Jensen, violin; Sarah Luisa Zrenner, viola; Ulrich Witteler, cello

Igor Stravinsky:  Concerto in D for string orchestra "Basler"
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:  Piano Concerto No. 23 in A Major, K.488
Isabel Mundry:  Traces des moments 

12/24

Victoria Poleva:  "Bucha. Lacrimosa" 
Antonin Dvorak:  Symphony No. 9 in E minor "From the New World"
Ludwig van Beethoven:  Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37
Youth Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine
Oksana Lyniv, conductor
Dmytro Choni, pianist

Ludwig van Beethoven:  Symphony No. 3 in E-flat Major "Eroica"
Gregor Mayer:  Da pacem domine
Anatol Bahatyrou:  "Spicie usie tyja"
Hanna Gavriletz:  "Molytva"
Nikolai Kulikovich:  "Pahonia"
Olga Podgayskaya:  "The Sky of Mary"
Volny Choir; Concordia Choir; Gewandhaus Youth Choir; Sophia Chamber Choir; Project Ensemble
Vitali Alekseenok, artistic director

12/31

Johann Sebastian Bach:  Fantasy and Fugue in G minor, BWV 542
Heinrich Bach: "Erbarm dich mein, O Herre Gott"
Heinrich Bach:  "Da Jesus an dem Kreuze stund"
Anonymous:  Fugue in G, from Andreas Bach Book
Johann Sebastian Bach:  Capriccio in E, BWV 993
Johann Sebastian Bach:  Prelude and Fugue in A minor, BWV 551
Johann Sebastian Bach:  Fantasy in C minor, BWV 1121
Johann Bernhard Bach:  "Du Friedefurst, Herr Jesu Christ"
Johann Michael Bach:  "Wenn wir in hochsten Noten sein"
Johann Christoph Bach:  Prelude and Fugue in E-flat major, BWV Anh. 177
Johann Sebastian Bach (arranged by Max Reger):  Toccata in D minor, BWV 913
Johann Sebastian Bach (arranged by Karl Straube):  Prelude and Fugue in G minor, BWV 542
Johannes Lang, organ

Johann Sebastian Bach:  Cello Suite No. 6 in D Major, BWV 1012
Sergey Malov, cello da spalla