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A new season of the Deutsche Welle Festival concerts begins on Tue 10/17 @ 8pm

The first hall for the Gewandhaus Orchestra owes its name to the place where it first performed in 1781 above the cloth store of the clothmakers’ guild the historic Neumarkt. Exactly 200 years later, in October 1981, the New Gewandhaus was inaugurated on Augustusplatz after a construction period of four years.

The New Gewandhaus (1981)
The New Gewandhaus (1981)

10/17 Rheingau Music Festival  Berlioz: Le carnaval romain overture Lalo: Symphonie espagnole Ysaÿe: Danse rustique from Violin Sonata No. 5 Poulenc: Stabat mater Chopin: 24 Preludes (Guido Sant'Anna, v; Claire Huangci, p; Vannina Santoni, s; MDR Radio Choir; Frankfurt Radio Symphony; Alain Altinoglu, cond)

10/24 Leipzig Bach Festival J.S. Bach: Prelude and Fugue Leininger: Sacred Symphony, Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied J.S. Bach: Die Elenden sollen essen (The Poor Shall Eat) Widmann: Cantata (Johannes Lang, org; Pia Davila, s; Geneviève Tschumi, a; Raphael Höhn, t; Tobias Berndt, bs; St. Thomas Choir; Gewandhaus Orchestra Leipzig; Andreas Reize, cond)

10/31 Beethoven Festival Honegger: Pacific 231 Halter, Domeniconi, Studer/Ian Anderson: Wir sind gute Menschen Dvořák: Cello Concerto; Symphony No. 9, From the New World (Jürg Halter, spoken word; Anastasia Kobekina, c; Tonhalle Orchester Zürich; Paavo Järvi, cond)

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