Next week Christoph König returns to the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra conducting a programme with the title “Dedication”, including Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 3, Ravel’s “Le Tombeau de Couperin”, and Saint-Saëns’ Piano Concerto No. 2, once again acclaimed French-Canadian pianist Louis Lortie. More info here .
This week Christoph König conducts the first time the WASO in Perth in a programme predominantly dedicated to Antonín Dvořák, featuring the seldom played but exceptionally beautiful Water Goblin (“Vodnik” - “Der Wassermann”), and his Symphony no. 7. Also on the programme: Chopin Piano Concerto No. 1 with magnificent Louis Lortie. More info .
Last week’s concert of the Solistes Européens Luxembourg , featuring the seldom performed Chamber Symphony of Schreker, and Pelleas and Melisande by Sibelius, caused favourable reviews.
L’inattendu bienvenu – l’alchimie magnifique d’un orchestre: 2016-11 Lux Journal
Auf Entdeckungsreise – Das klangschöne Spiel des Orchesters: 2016-11 Lux Tageblatt
This week’s concerts with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales and Leonard Elschenbroich will be broadcast live on Radio BBC 3 on Friday 18 November at 19:30 local time. To listen at a later time (within 30 days), please follow this LINK.