Rumon Gamba conducts opening concerts of Aalborg Musikens Hus
Rumon Gamba conducts the Aalborg Symfoniorkester and soloist Nikolaj Znaider in theopening concerts of Aalborg’s new Musikens Hus. The hall opens with an invitation-only gala concert on 29 March; the first public concert, on 30 March, is already sold out.
The programme opens with Danish composer Niels Gade’s Concert Overture, Echoes of Ossian, and closes with a classic of the English repertoire – Elgar’s Enigma Variations. Nikolaj Znaider is soloist in Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto.
Holder of positions in both Denmark and Sweden, at the start of 2014 Gamba conducted his NorrlandsOperan Symphony Orchestra in a complete Beethoven symphony cycle, celebrating the city of Umeå’s year as a European Capital of Culture. The project also included nine commissions inspired by each of the Beethoven symphonies.