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About the Concert
TO THE SUMMIT ①
Sat JAN 5, 2019 5pm | Seoul Arts Center, Concert Hall
Markus Stenz, conductor
Christian Tetzlaff, violin
Szymanowski, Violin Concerto No. 1, Op. 35
------- intermission 15mins ---------
R. Strauss, An Alpine Symphony, Op. 64
Total Duration: about 110mins(incl. intermission)
Richard Strauss once boasted that he could depict even a knife and fork in music. So when he set out to depict the full mountainous majesty of the Bavarian Alps, the results are…well, hear for yourself as conductor in residence Markus Stenz and a specially-enlarged Seoul Philharmonic join forces to storm the very summit of Strauss’s mighty An Alpine Symphony. Waterfalls, glaciers, an ear-splitting storm – the views are spectacular! But Stenz will find an extra dimension in Strauss’s vast hymn to nature: moments of profound stillness and beauty amidst the huge vistas. First, though, enjoy the rapturous fantasy of Szymanowski’s shimmering First Violin Concerto; performed by the distinguished German virtuoso Christian Tetzlaff.
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His previous positions have included General Music Director of the City of Cologne and Gürzenich-Kapellmeister (posts he relinquished in the summer of 2014), Principal Guest Conductor of the Hallé Orchestra (2010-2014), Artistic Director and Chief Conductor of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (1998-2004), Principal Conduc...
Christian Tetzlaff has been one of the most sought-after violinists and most exciting musicians on the classical music scene for many years. “The greatest performance of the work I’ve ever heard,” wrote Tim Ashley (The Guardian, May 2015) of his interpretation of the Beethoven Violin Concerto with the London Symphon...