Beethoven / Schubert

4th Philharmonic Concert

Musical director Fabio Luisi
Piano Beatrice Rana
Philharmonia Zürich

Ludwig van Beethoven
Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, op. 37

Franz Schubert
Symphony No. 9 in C major, D. 944

Introduction 45 min before the performance.

The Philharmonic Concerts are supported by Evelyn and Herbert Axelrod

Sun, 10. Feb 2019, 11.15, 4th Philharmonic Concert
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Fabio Luisi, Musikalische Leitung

Fabio Luisi

Fabio Luisi is the General Music Director at the Zurich Opera House, Chief Conductor of the Danish National Sym­­phony Orchestra and Musical Director of the Maggio Musi­cale Fiorentino. He is also the designated Music Director of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra from 2020. He has previously served as Principal Conductor of the Metropolitan Opera in New York (2011-2017), Chief Conductor of the Vienna Symphony Orchestra, General Music Director of the Staatskapelle Dresden and the Saxon State Opera, Artistic Di­rector and Principal Conductor of the MDR Symphony Orchestra Leipzig and Musical Direc­tor of the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande. He has guest-conducted the Phila­del­phia Orchestra, the Cleveland Orchestra, the NHK Tokyo, the Munich Philharmonic, the Filarmonica della Scala, the London Symphony Orchestra, the Concertgebouw Orkest Amsterdam and the Saito Kinen Orchestra. Fabio Luisi is one of the leading interpreters of Italian opera and the Late-Romantic repertoire. At the Salzburg Festival he has presented Die Liebe der Danae and Die Ägyptische Helena by Ri­chard Strauss. His conducting for the Zurich Opera to date has included new productions such as Rigoletto, Fidelio, Wozzeck, Verdi’s Messa da Requiem and three operas by Bellini. Luisi’s CD recordings to date include operas by Verdi and Bellini, the symphonies and the oratorio Das Buch mit sieben Siegeln by Franz Schmidt and the symphonic works of Arthur Honegger. His recordings for Philharmonia Records currently extend to Rigoletto, I Capuleti e i Montecchi, Wozzeck and Messa da Requiem on DVD and works by Berlioz, Wagner, Verdi, Bruckner, Rachmaninov, Rimsky-Korsakov and Frank Martin in CD form. Luisi’s recordings of Wagner’s Siegfried and Götterdämmerung with the Met Orchestra earned him a Grammy. Fabio Luisi has been awarded the Austrian Republic’s Cross of Honour for Science and Art, and the titles of Cavaliere Uffi­ciale and Com­men­datore dell’Ordine della Stella by the Italian Republic.

Madama Butterfly30 Nov; 02, 08, 14 Dec 2018 Hänsel und Gretel20 Jan 2019 Le Grand Macabre07, 10, 13, 16, 21, 24 Feb; 02 Mar 2019 Beethoven / Schubert10 Feb 2019 Der Rosenkavalier23, 27 Feb; 03 Mar 2019 Norma05, 08, 12, 15, 20 Jun 2019 Nabucco26, 29 Jun; 02, 05, 09, 12 Jul 2019 La forza del destino04, 07, 10, 13 Jul 2019 Beethoven14 Jul 2019