The Four Last Songs for soprano and orchestra are – with the exception of the song “Malven” (Mallows), composed later the same year – the final completed works of Richard Strauss.
Anton Bruckner’s Symphony No. 4 in E-flat major, WAB 104, is one of the composer’s most popular works. It was written in 1874 and revised several times through 1888.
Since Glenn Gould’s visit to Moscow and Van Cliburn’s victory at the Tchaikovsky Competition in the heat of the Cold War, never has a foreign pianist provoked such frenzy.”
Richard Strauss composed his Horn Concerto No. 2 in E-flat major, (TrV 283) whilst living in Vienna in 1942. The work was premiered in 1943 at the Salzburg Festival.
The Symphony No. 10 in E minor, Op. 93, by Dmitri Shostakovich was premiered by the Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra under Yevgeny Mravinsky on 17 December 1953.
Born in Russia. Vladimir started playing horn from the age of 12 at Talov School of Music. At thirteen he became a laureate of the All Russian Open Youth Competition of Wind Instruments (“PIFFERARI”,
Dorothea Herbert, soprano (Germany)
German soprano Dorothea Herbert’s artistry has inspired critical praise and plaudits. The Westdeutsche Zeitung commended her for owning ‘a lot of passion in a voice that … shines very charmingly,
Dirk Kaftan was appointed the General Music Director of the Beethoven Orchestra Bonn and Bonn Opera House in the summer of 2017. In addition to numerous concerts during the 2022/2023 season,