Sinfoniekonzert

Julia Fischer plays Elgar

German Romanticism Meets British Poetry

3/23

Saturday | 3/23/2024
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

3/24

Sunday | 3/24/2024
6:00 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

People are quick to speak of "exceptional artists" when they mean that someone has an extraordinary command of their instrument. In the case of Julia Fischer, this is no empty phrase, because the violinist, who has been a guest performer on all the world's major concert stages for over twenty years and, incidentally, plays the piano just as well as the violin, is definitely an exception. Artistically as well as with her enormous commitment to the promotion of young violinists. For our concert, she will bring Elgar's masterpiece, which is still one of the most frequently performed and most popular violin concertos. The same can be said about Brahms' fourth and last symphony, which with its rich melodies is a highlight among the works of the late Romantic period. Especially its beginning has written itself into music history: no introduction, no musical opening - the music just starts as if it had always been there. And already the listener is under its spell...

Program

Edward Elgar
Violinkonzert h-Moll

Johannes Brahms
Sinfonie Nr.4 e-Moll

Contributer

Vasily Petrenko
Conductor
Julia Fischer
Violine
Dresdner Philharmonie

Biographies

Vasily Petrenko

Vasily Petrenko is Music Director of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (since 2021), and Chief Conductor of the European Union Youth Orchestra (since 2015).

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Julia Fischer

From the world's top violin elite as a soloist and chamber musician to her role as artistic director and respected professor, Julia Fischer embodies artistic versatility to perfection. With her extraordinary virtuosity, musical passion and great facet, she has earned a unique place among musical greats. In the process, she has been honored with numerous prestigious awards such as the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany, the German Culture Prize and the Bavarian Order of Maximilian in recognition of her role as an outstanding cultural ambassador.

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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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