Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts


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.


NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra

Alan Gilbert, conductor

Avi Avital, mandolin; Martin Grubinger, percussion; Xavier de Maistre, harp; Sol Gabetta, cello; Kristian Bezuidenhout, piano; Sabine Meyer, clarinet; Reiner Wehle, basset horn

Johann Sebastian Bach:  Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV 1041, adapted for mandolin

Edvard Grieg:  Holberg Suite, Op. 40

Maki Ishii:  Thirteen Drums

Francois-Adrien Boieldieu (arranged by Arthur Lilienthal): Harp Concerto in C Major

Ludwig van Beethoven:  Cello Sonata No. 3 in A Major, Op. 69

Felix Mendelssohn (arranged by Rainer Schottstadt):  Concert Piece No. 1, Op. 113


Antonin Dvorak: Selections from Romantic Pieces, Op. 75

Daniel Muller-Schott, cello; Annika Treutler, piano



Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen

Paavo Jarvi, conductor

Janine Jansen, violin

Christian Tetzlaff, violin; Tanja Tetzlaff, cello; Lars Vogt, piano


Ludwig van Beethoven:  Overture to Coriolan, Op. 62

Ludwig van Beethoven:  Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93

Max Bruch:  Violin Concerto in G minor, Op. 26

Ludwig van Beethoven:  Symphony No. 4 in B-flat Major, Op. 60 - III and IV

Ludwig van Beethoven:  Triple Concerto in C Major, Op. 56