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By Christoph König 30 Jun, 2017

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 .

By Christoph König 30 Jun, 2017

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 .

By Christoph König 15 May, 2017

Christoph König replaces David Zinman in Pittsburgh.

This week Christoph König returns to the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra  conducting a programme of Brahms Symphony No. 3 and Strauss Don Quixote. More info .

By Christoph König 03 May, 2017
Christoph König returns to London for two concerts with the  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra .
On the  programme : Rachmaninov’s masterpiece Symphony No. 2, Wagner Meistersinger Vorspiel, and Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto.
By Christoph König 26 Apr, 2017
This week Christoph König conducts the first time the Seattle Symphony Orchestra   in a very special programme featuring the seldom played Zemlinsky Seejungfrau (Mermaid), and Tchaikovsky’s evergreen Piano Concerto No. 1, with outstanding George Li.
By Christoph König 13 Apr, 2017
This week sees Christoph König return to the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra conducting a programme of Blacher: Concertante Musik, Haydn: Cello Concerto No 1, and Brahms: Symphony No 1. You can listen to the concert on Easter Monday 17 April 2017 on BBC Radio 3  at 20:30 or thereafter for 30 days on .
By Christoph König 30 Mar, 2017
Christoph König joins the Orquesta de Euskadi   for 5 concerts in San Sebastian, Bilbao, Pamplona, and Vitoria Gasteiz, featuring world legend violinist Pinchas Zukerman and his wife, Amanda Forsyth. On the programme: Tchaikovsky Symphony No.4, Elgar Violin Concerto, Brahms Double Concerto.
By Christoph König 01 Dec, 2016

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

By Christoph König 18 Nov, 2016

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.

By Christoph König 15 Nov, 2016

Christoph König tours with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales: On the programme: Strauss jun. Fledermaus Ouverture, Elgar Cello Concerto with Leonard Elschenbroich, and Brahms’ Fourth Symphony.

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