Berliner Philharmoniker

Season 2014/2015

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Chamber Music

Christian Tetzlaff Violin

Orchestra Academy of the Berliner Philharmoniker

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Violin Concerto No. 3 in G major

Arnold Schoenberg

Verklärte Nacht (Version for string orchestra)

Joseph Haydn

Symphony No. 80 in D minor

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Rondo for violin and orchestra in C major

Dates and Tickets Introduction one hour before the concert begins.

Sun, 25 Jan 2015 8 p.m.

Kammermusiksaal

15 to 35 €

Programme

The string sextet Verklärte Nacht, composed in 1899 on the basis of a poem by Richard Dehmel, later arranged by its composer for string orchestra, sets a striking emphasis in Arnold Schoenberg’s compositional development. An unprecedented example of programme music in a chamber music genre, it sounds a call against the musical aesthetics of its time. At the same time, Schoenberg’s face-off with Richard Wagner’s harmony reaches an initial high point in this composition. And then, the poem that serves as the basis for Schoenberg’s composition is about the willingness of a man to accept his partner’s illegitimate child as his own! No wonder that the premiere of this work in 1902 created a huge scandal.

Regardless of programme music or scandals: the scholars of the Orchestra Academy have dedicated themselves to Schoenberg’s captivating late romantic sounds, as they have to the violin artistry of the young Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – which is why – besides his C major Rondo – they will perform the G major concerto together with Christian Tetzlaff, artist in residence of the Berliner Philharmoniker. This Orchestra Academy concert will round off by a performance of Joseph Haydn’s Symphony No. 80 in D minor, a boisterous work that initiated compositional development for the future development of the genre. The bottom line is that the Orchestra Academy of the Berliner Philharmoniker has always had a special feeling for musical border crossing...

Christian Tetzlaff

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