• Mon. 02.03.
  • 8.00 p.m.
  • Hamburg
    ·Elbphilharmonie

Works by Bacewicz, Bartók, Debussy and Stravinsky

Programme

    • Grażyna Bacewicz (1909 - 1969)
    • Overture
    • Béla Bartók (1881–1945)
    • Concerto for viola and orchester op. posth. (arr. by Peter Bartók, Nelson Dellamaggiore)
    • Claude Debussy (1862–1918)
    • Prélude à ›L’après-midi d’un faune‹
    • Igor Stravinsky (1882–1971)
    • Der Feuervogel: Suite (1919)

Conductor

Alondra de la Parra

Alondra de la Parra has gained widespread attention for her spellbinding and vibrant performances and her commitment to Latin American composers. She has conducted over 100 of the world’s most prestigious orchestras including Orchestre de Paris, London Philharmonic Orchestra and Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich. From January 2017 until November 2019, she was Music Director of the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, making her the first ever Music Director of an Australian orchestra. She is an official Cultural Ambassador of Mexico, where she saw platinum-level sales of her first album ›Mi Alma Mexicana‹. Since July 2017, Deutsche Welle broadcasts ›Musica Maestra‹, a new classical format featuring Alondra de la Parra as both protagonist and reporter.

In the 2019/20 season, she celebrates debuts with the Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra at Musikverein, Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg with Rolando Villazón, Frankfurt Radio Symphony and Staatskapelle Dresden for the 2019 Christmas Concert at Frauenkirche Dresden, broadcast by the German TV channel ZDF. She conducts a concert at Komische Oper Berlin with cellist Jan Vogler and returns to the Deutsche Kammer­philharmonie Bremen, which she has been working closely with for several years.

Highlights of recent seasons include the world premiere of the new production T.H.A.M.O.S at Mozartwoche Salzburg, with Camerata Salzburg and the theatre collective La Fura dels Baus around Carlus Padrissa, and her debut at the Festival de Pâques in Aix-en-Provence.

Viola

Antoine Tamestit

Born in Paris, the viola player Antoine Tamestit is world renowned as soloist, chamber musician and for his unmatched technique and the unique beauty of his richly colourful musical sound. His broad repertoire ranges from the Baroque to the Contemporary. His engagement with contemporary music is also reflected in his numerous premieres and recordings of new works. He is currently in residence at the Kammer Akademie Potsdam and is also Portrait Artist with the London Symphony Orchestra, with whom he will perform Jörg Widmann‘s ›Viola Concerto‹ under the baton of Daniel Harding in April 2020. Tamestit – together with Harding and the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra – won the Premier Award at the BBC Music Magazine Awards 2019 for their recording of the Widmann concerto.

In the previous season, this much sought after musician was on tour with, among others, Sir John Eliot Gardiner and the Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique in The States. He has also performed with orchestras such as the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra, the Orchestre de Paris, the Vienna Symphony and the Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony. Well-known conductors with whom the violist regularly works include Valery Gergiev, Marek Janowski and Franz Welser-Möst.

Conductor

Alondra de la Parra

Alondra de la Parra has gained widespread attention for her spellbinding and vibrant performances and her commitment to Latin American composers. She has conducted over 100 of the world’s most prestigious orchestras including Orchestre de Paris, London Philharmonic Orchestra and Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich. From January 2017 until November 2019, she was Music Director of the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, making her the first ever Music Director of an Australian orchestra. She is an official Cultural Ambassador of Mexico, where she saw platinum-level sales of her first album ›Mi Alma Mexicana‹. Since July 2017, Deutsche Welle broadcasts ›Musica Maestra‹, a new classical format featuring Alondra de la Parra as both protagonist and reporter.

In the 2019/20 season, she celebrates debuts with the Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra at Musikverein, Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg with Rolando Villazón, Frankfurt Radio Symphony and Staatskapelle Dresden for the 2019 Christmas Concert at Frauenkirche Dresden, broadcast by the German TV channel ZDF. She conducts a concert at Komische Oper Berlin with cellist Jan Vogler and returns to the Deutsche Kammer­philharmonie Bremen, which she has been working closely with for several years.

Highlights of recent seasons include the world premiere of the new production T.H.A.M.O.S at Mozartwoche Salzburg, with Camerata Salzburg and the theatre collective La Fura dels Baus around Carlus Padrissa, and her debut at the Festival de Pâques in Aix-en-Provence.