• Wed. 19.06.
  • 8.00 p.m.
  • Hamburg
    ·Elbphilharmonie

Works by Bardanashvili and Beethoven

Private concert

Programme

    • Josef Bardanashvili (*1948)
    • Ex Animo
    • Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827)
    • Piano concerto No. 4 in G major op. 58
    • Ludwig van Beethoven
    • Symphony No. 7 in A major op. 92

Conductor

Omer Meir Wellber

Omer Meir Wellber is one of the leading conductors of operatic and orchestral repertoire. Since the beginning of the 2018/19 season, he has been Principal Conductor at the Semper Opera in Dresden. He has stood on the podium of many world-class ensembles, including the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the Gewandhaus Orchestra in Leipzig, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestre National de Lyon, the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, the Staatskapelle Dresden, the Orchestra RAI Torino and the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich. The Israeli conductor is a frequent guest conductor of the Bavarian State Opera Orchestra, La Fenice in Venice and Israeli Opera. He is due to commence as Principal Conductor with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra in July 2019 and from 2020 he will be Music Director of the Teatro Massimo in Palermo.

Between 2008 and 2010 he acted as assistant to Daniel Barenboim at the Berlin State Opera Unter den Linden as well as at La Scala Milan. From 2010 until 2014 Omer Meir Wellber was Music Director at the Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia in Valencia. In 2007 he made his debut with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra and in 2016 directed his residence at the Dresden Music Festival. In his native Israel he actively involves himself in classical music, in particular in a range of integrational projects. Omer Meir Wellber views music as a means to effect social change. Since 2009 he has been Music Director of the Raanana Symphonette Orchestra which specialises in Music Education, reaching over 70,000 children every year. Furthermore the conductor works as an author. His first novel will be published by Berlin Verlag in September 2019.

Piano

Daniel Ciobanu

Born in Romania, Daniel Ciobanu began taking piano lessons at the age of nine. He won the Constantin Silvestri Scholarship while he was still at school, with which he financed a year abroad studying at the renowned Stewart’s Melville College in Edinburgh. In 2010 he became a student at the Royal Scottish Conservatoire and was invited to perform in London’s Royal Festival Hall in 2011. Here, he performed in a 100-strong piano orchestra together with the Chinese star pianist Lang Lang who selected Ciobanu to perform a solo piece of his own choice.

Daniel Ciobanu is the winner of many international piano competitions. In May 2017 at the ›Arthur Rubenstein Piano Competition‹ in Tel Aviv he not only won Second Prize but also the Audience Prize. Further prizes include First Prize at the ›BDNES International Piano Competition‹ in Rio de Janeiro, the First Prize and the Special Prize for the best classical sonata at the ›UNISA International Piano Competition‹ in Pretoria. This pianist has already performed many concerts in international concert halls, including the Baxter Theatre Centre in Cape Town, in the Teatro Municipal in Rio de Janeiro, in the Mozarteum Salzburg and in the Salle Cortot in Paris. He played his Carnegie Hall debut in New York in 2018 and more recently in the Konzerthaus Berlin. This will be his debut concert with the Deutsche Kammer­philharmonie Bremen.

Conductor

Omer Meir Wellber

Omer Meir Wellber is one of the leading conductors of operatic and orchestral repertoire. Since the beginning of the 2018/19 season, he has been Principal Conductor at the Semper Opera in Dresden. He has stood on the podium of many world-class ensembles, including the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the Gewandhaus Orchestra in Leipzig, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestre National de Lyon, the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, the Staatskapelle Dresden, the Orchestra RAI Torino and the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich. The Israeli conductor is a frequent guest conductor of the Bavarian State Opera Orchestra, La Fenice in Venice and Israeli Opera. He is due to commence as Principal Conductor with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra in July 2019 and from 2020 he will be Music Director of the Teatro Massimo in Palermo.

Between 2008 and 2010 he acted as assistant to Daniel Barenboim at the Berlin State Opera Unter den Linden as well as at La Scala Milan. From 2010 until 2014 Omer Meir Wellber was Music Director at the Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia in Valencia. In 2007 he made his debut with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra and in 2016 directed his residence at the Dresden Music Festival. In his native Israel he actively involves himself in classical music, in particular in a range of integrational projects. Omer Meir Wellber views music as a means to effect social change. Since 2009 he has been Music Director of the Raanana Symphonette Orchestra which specialises in Music Education, reaching over 70,000 children every year. Furthermore the conductor works as an author. His first novel will be published by Berlin Verlag in September 2019.