(photo: Alexander Stapanov, Wikimedia Commons)

Musikfest Berlin

Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin

Vladimir Jurowski conductor

Anne Schwanewilms soprano

Kinderchor der Staatsoper Unter den Linden Berlin childrens' choir

Vinzenz Weissenburger chorus master

Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin I

Anton Webern

5 Pieces for Orchestra, op. 10

Alban Berg

Three Fragments from Wozzeck

Anne Schwanewilms soprano, Kinderchor der Staatsoper Unter den Linden Berlin childrens' choir, Vinzenz Weissenburger chorus master

Alfred Schnittke

Concerto grosso No. 4/Symphony No. 5

A Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin event in cooperation with Berliner Festspiele/Musikfest Berlin

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Sat, 05 Sep 2020, 19:00

Philharmonie | Introduction: 18:10


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Vladimir Jurowski and Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin will launch their new season with two concerts at Musikfest Berlin on 5 and 11 September. Both concert programmes will pay homage to the music of Anton Webern, which shaped the sound of the 20th century and saw itself as emerging from the tradition of Viennese classicism. The RSB’s first concert combines Webern’s highly concentrated orchestra pieces with the expressive torsi of Alban Berg’s opera Wozzeck. They will be confronted with the symphonic music of Alfred Schnittke, which seeks to find proximity with Gustav Mahler’s music, from which Berg’s and Webern’s musical language developed.

(photo: Alexander Stapanov, Wikimedia Commons)