Sinfoniekonzert

Beethoven Triple Concert

César Franck's Symphony in D minor and Beethoven's Triple Concerto to close the season.

6/22

Saturday | 6/22/2024
7:30 pm Start of Concert

The concert introduction in the event hall of the Central Library (1st floor) begins one hour before the concert.
Konzertsaal im Kulturpalast, Dresden
Floor Plan
59 | 49 | 42 | 36 | 27 | 20 €
9 € for young people
29 € for Dresden-Pass

About the Concert

At the end of the 19th century, César Franck, a native of Belgium, regained lost ground for the orchestral music of his adopted country, France, which was divided between ardent "wagnérisme" and harsh rejection of Wagner, with his Symphony in D minor. After initial irritation at its premiere in 1889, it is today considered one of the most important symphonies in the French repertoire.

Ludwig van Beethoven's Triple Concerto may have been heard for the first time shortly before June 9, 1804, presumably during two rehearsals at the Palais Lobkowitz in Vienna and with the composer at the piano. It was said to be "a completely new concertino by Beethoven for pianoforte, violin and violoncello accompanied by the orchestra."
The cellist, who almost always leads the ranks of soloists, has a particularly demanding role, and whom Beethoven presented with a series of technical difficulties that even long after his death few cellists were able to realize without accident and with a beautiful sound. The great Russian cellist Mstislav Rostropovich once described the Triple Concerto as the most difficult piece in the entire cello literature.

Program

Ludwig van Beethoven
Tripelkonzert für Klavier, Violine und Violoncello C-Dur

César Franck
Sinfonie d-Moll

Contributer

Louis Langrée
Conductor
Gautier Capuçon
Violoncello
Sarah Jégou-Sagemann
Violine
Martina Consonni
Klavier
Dresdner Philharmonie

Biographies

Louis Langrée

Conductor

French conductor Louis Langrée was appointed director of the Théâtre national de l'Opéra Comique by French President Emmanuel Macron in November 2021. He has been music director of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra since 2013 and music director of the Mostly Mozart Festival at Lincoln Center since 2003.

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Gautier Capuçon

Violoncello

Gautier Capuçon

 

As Artist in Residence of the Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra, Gautier Capuçon can be heard several times this season as a soloist and chamber musician at the Kulturpalast. The French cello virtuoso, who has become a well-known face in TV and online formats in his home country, performs worldwide with the repertoire for solo cello from the last centuries, but also has a special affinity for contemporary music and acts as a music mediator and promoter of young talent.

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Sarah Jégou-Sagemann

French-born Sarah Jéjou-Sageman studied violin at the Conservatoire Régional in Paris with Prof. Larissa Kolos from 2006 to 2013 and at the Conservatoire National de Musique et de Danse with Boris Garlistsky and Philippe Graffin from 2015. She completed her master's degree in 2019 and also studied literature at the Sorbonne University in Paris from 2013 to 2015.

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Martina Consonni

Praised for her innate musicality and overwhelming sensitivity combined with a remarkable instrumental technique and brilliance of sound, Martina Consonni has established herself as one of the most promising young pianists of her generation.

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Dresdner Philharmonie

Top Class!

Top class!
That is the claim of the Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra. The orchestra stands for concerts at the highest artistic level, musical education for all ages and looking beyond the musical horizon. Guest performances on almost every continent and collaborations with guests from all over the world have established the reputation of the Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra in the international classical music world.  

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