Germany Tour 2020 with Kirill Petrenko

Our first Germany Tour with chief conductor: Kirill Petrenko leads us for five concerts to Hamburg, Hanover, Cologne, Frankfurt and Dresden. The program contains works by Igor Stravinsky, Bernd Alois Zimmermann and Sergej Rachmaninoff. The tour start at the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg (17. February). It continues in Hanover's Kuppelsaal (18. February), followed by the Cologne Philharmonie (19. February) and the Alte Oper in Frankfurt (20. February). We will make our debut at the new Kulturpalast Dresden (21. February) as last stop of this tour.
Surprise for Kirill Petrenko: The flowers were handed on to him by our violist Julia Gartemann!
Auf Wiedersehen und bis bald in Berlin!

22 Feb 2020

Last tour concert in Dresden

What a wonderful and intense tour! Standing Ovation again at the last concert in Dresden. A big thank you goes to the Dresdner Musikfestspiele for having us.

Andre Schoch
(Photo: Stephan Rabold)
Alan Nilles
Amihai Grosz
Guillaume Jehl
Hanno Westphal, principal horn of Staatskapelle Berlin, acted in the same position on our tour. Thank you Hanno!
David Riniker
Orchestervorstand Alexander Bader
Ludwig Quandt and Martin Menking
Christoph von der Nahmer and Ignacy Miecznikowski

22 Feb 2020

Concert preparation in Dresden

Frauenkirche
Zwinger
Kulturpalast in Dresden

22 Feb 2020

Dresden Sights

...by Stephan Rabold

Joaquin Riquelme Garcia
(Photo: Stephan Rabold)
Jan Schlichte
Franz Schindlbeck
Ulrich Wolff
Dominik Wollenweber
Dominik Wollenweber
Václav Vonášek and Stefan Schweigert

22 Feb 2020

Travelling by train

If you wondered, how we get from A to B (actually from HH to DD) on this tour: By train!

Bettina Sartorius and Aleksandar Ivic
(Photo: Stephan Rabold)
Andrej Zust and Christoph Hartmann
Markus Weidmann
Mathieu Dufour
Jelka Weber and Matthew McDonald

21 Feb 2020

Backstage before and after the concert

Kirill Petrenko
(Photo: Stephan Rabold)

21 Feb 2020

Concert in Frankfurt

21 Feb 2020

A minute's silence

Our concert in Frankfurt started with a minute‘s silence in commemoration of the victims in nearby Hanau.

Mathieu Dufour
Amihai Grosz
Bastian Schäfer
Stephan Pauly, General Manager of Alte Oper Frankfurt, welcomes the orchestra.
Simon Roturier
Olaf Maninger

21 Feb 2020

Soundcheck in Frankfurt

Our partners at Deutsche Bank have their headquarters in Frankfurt.
(Photo: Stephan Rabold)
Alte Oper Frankfurt

21 Feb 2020

Arrived in Frankfurt

(Photo: Stephan Rabold)

21 Feb 2020

Carnival

Special challenge: Boarding the train in time during carnival in Cologne!

(Photo: Stephan Rabold)
Raphael Haeger

21 Feb 2020

Standing ovation in Cologne

(Photo: Stephan Rabold)

20 Feb 2020

...and go! (Important advice: Click on the photo!)

Matthew Hunter
(Photo: Stephan Rabold)
Benjamin Forster and Franz Schindlbeck
Georg Schreckenberger
Christoph von der Nahmer
Marie-Pierre Langlamet
Václav Vonášek

20 Feb 2020

Concert preparation in Cologne

Philharmonie in Cologne
(Photo: Stephan Rabold)

20 Feb 2020

Arrived in Cologne

(Photo: Stephan Rabold)
Kirill Petrenko

19 Feb 2020

Concert in Hanover

(Photo: Stephan Rabold)

19 Feb 2020

Kuppelsaal in Hanover

Hanover's Kuppelsaal is the biggest classical concert hall in Germany, built in 1914.

Kirill Petrenko
(Photo: Stephan Rabold)

18 Feb 2020

See you, Hamburg!

(Photo: Stephan Rabold)

18 Feb 2020

Concert impressions

(Photo: Stephan Rabold)
Hande Küden
Visiting backstage: Alan Gilbert, Music Director of the NDR Elbphilharmonie-Orchester, meets our General manager Andrea Zietzschmann.

18 Feb 2020

Before the concert

(Photo: Stephan Rabold)
Main stage of the Elbphilharmonie

17 Feb 2020

Elbphilharmonie backstage

The cases have arrived!

(Photo: Stephan Rabold)

17 Feb 2020

Tour start in Hamburg

The first stop on our Germany tour: The Elbphilhamronie in Hamburg!