For the second week running, the BBC SSO has played like an orchestra utterly transformed. Why has the sound been so instantly arresting and synergic? How come every moment of attack has been like a bolt of lightning, everyone – audience included – on the edge of their seats? Why are there smiles of satisfaction and sheer enjoyment on the players’ faces? Easy, it’s all down the conductor.
Michael Sanderling returns to the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig for three concerts on the 23., 24. and 25. September, presenting musical works by Joseph Haydn, Sofia Gubaidulina and Ludwig van Beethoven.
Michael Sanderling leads the Aalborg Symphony Orchestra
On September 17th, Michael Sanderling leads the Aalborg Symphony Orchestra in a programme featuring Brahms’ Violin Concerto and the Symphony No. 12 in D minor by Dmitri Shostakovich. Soloist of the evening is Andrey Baranov.
Michael Sanderling returns to the Deutsche Radiophilharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern this week. On the program are
Witold Lutosławski – Mini Overture
Gustav Mahler – “Rückert-Lieder” (Peter Stangel) Anton Bruckner – String Quintet F Major in a version for string orchestra
The soloist is the mezzo-soprano Elisabeth Kulman.
The concerts will take place on October 23 and 24 in Saarbrücken and Karlsruhe.
Michael Sanderling makes his debut with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra on 30 January (Glasgow City Halls) and in Aberdeen the following day. He will conduct Mahler’s hauntingly beautiful Kindertotenlieder, with contralto Claudia Huckle, and Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5.
The music of Shostakovich has played a major part in Sanderling’s life. His father, Kurt Sanderling, was one of the composer’s closest friends. Furthermore, during his eight-year tenure as Chief Conductor of Dresden Philharmonic, Michael Sanderling recorded all of the Shostakovich symphonies […]
Michael Sanderling returns to the Konzerthausorchester Berlin for guest appearances at the Concertgebouw Bruges on the 16th, the Queen Elizabeth Hall in Antwerp on the 18th, as well as two performances in Berlin at the Konzerthaus on the 22nd and 23rd of November. Joining them on stage is violinist Noa Wildschut performing Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 4. The concerts will also present Bruckner’s Symphony No. 3 / Symphony No. 4.