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By Christoph König 12 Oct, 2017

Another very special week, Christoph König conducts Richard Strauss´ less performed "Aus Italien" in two performances with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra . Kristóf Baráti plays Bruch Violin Concerto. Please read more about the programme  here .

By Christoph König 06 Oct, 2017

Much venerated WQED-FM's artistic director Jim Cunningham talks to Christoph König about his concerts with the  Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra  this week at Heinz Hall. Please see the full video here .

By Christoph König 03 Oct, 2017

Christoph König conducts the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra  in a programme of Rachmaninov Symphony No. 2, Mussorgsky Scherzo in B-flat Major (Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Premiere, and Chopin Piano Concerto No. 2, featuring the fabulously gifted 2010 Chopin Competition winner Yulianna Avdeeva.  More info .

By Christoph König 25 Sep, 2017

This week Christoph König and the Solistes Européens Luxembourg are going to open the new season with a very special concert featuring the magnificent Chinese gu zheng player Yuan Li in a programme called « Europe meets China » containing:

Tan Dun (*1957) - Concerto for Zheng and String Orchestra
Boris Blacher (1903-1975) - Concertante Musik
Ye Xiaogang (*1955) - Printemps dans la Forêt, for Zheng solo
Antonin Dvořák (1841-1904) - Symphony n°8

For more information please look here .

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.
http://www.seattlesymphony.org/concerttickets/calendar/2016-2017/symphony/tchaikovsky-piano-concerto-1
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 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08mdcfw .
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