Arts Partnerships & Tours go around the world in October 2022
October continues HP Creative Partnerships and Tours activities in Asia and Europe, bringing tours to South Korea and two tours to Japan, and six countries in Europe.
Camerata RCO has the honour to perform during the Brucknerfest in Linz on 4 October, the town where Bruckner was to spend the majority of his life. In the programme is Bruckner’s Symphony No.7 in a special arrangement by A. Schönberg for his Verein für musikalische Privataufführungen, as well as Schönberg’s Kammersymfonie in an arrangement by Anton Webern, and the gorgeous Webern Langsamer Satz for string quartet.
Camerata RCO visits the Casino in Zug on 7 October at the beautiful Zugersee for a chamber music performance with Mozart’s Clarinet Quintet as well as Brahms’ Serenade No.1 in the original version for nonet.
On 7 October, celebrating the 75th anniversary of Salzburger Kulturvereinigung, Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin give a guest performance under the baton of Japanese maestro Yutaka Sado, playing Bernstein’s Candide overture, Mozart’s Concerto for piano and orchestra, and Tchaikovsky Symphony No.6.
On 11 October, Nicolas Altstaedt joins Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra for an international tour in South Korea, Austria, The Netherlands and UK under the baton of Osmo Vänskä. The programme includes Walton’s Cello Concerto, Schumann’s Cello Concerto, as well as Sibelius Symphony No.1 and an Asian premiere of Danghoon Shin Kafka’s Dream. They are also joined by piano soloist Sunwook Kim.
Orchestre de Paris’ long awaited return, and Music Director Klaus Mäkelä’s first tour to Japan with a visiting orchestra, embark on a four-city, six-concert visit to Japan from 15 October, presenting two programmes including Debussy La Mer, Ravel Bolero, and Stravinsky Rite of Spring and Firebird. Pianist Alice Sara Ott travels with them as soloist for performances of Ravel’s Piano Concerto.
After their successful collaboration in Heidelberger Frühling last year, Camerata RCO performs again with Alina Pogostkina on 18 October, this time in la Società Filarmonica di Trento.
In the programme are two Mozart violin concerti with ensemble accompaniment, as well as Mozart’s Ein Musikalischer Spaß for two horns and string quartet.
Camerata Bern performs a special weekend with five concerts with Patricia Kopatchinskaja in de Doelen in Rotterdam from 21 October – 23 October. The programme includes Schubert’s Death and the Maiden,Pierrot Lunaire Haydn’s Seven Last Words with video-art by René Liebert, and the da-da-istic movie that Patricia created on Kurt Schwitter’s Ursonate. There is also a Side-by-Side workshop planned where Patricia and Camerata Bern share the stage with students of the Conservatory of The Hague.
Celebrating the rich heritage of Indian classical music on 21 October, sarod player Soumik Datta joins BBC Singers and Chief Conductor Sofi Jeannin at The Barbican for a concert performing Datta’s Awaaz (BBC commission, world premiere), Reena Esmail’s This love between us, alongside the work of Bach’s Magnificant. This concert was commissioned by HP in celebration of 75th anniversary of Indian independence.
On 26 October, an exclusive concert at Zurich Opera House by Philharmonia Zurich takes place, during which powerful images of the Brazilian Rainforest from world-renowned photographer Sebastião Salgado’s Amazônia exhibition, will blend with the music of Brazilian composer Villa-Lobos. Brazilian conductor Simone Menezes and Italian-Brazilian soprano Camila Titinger will lead a captivating performance, giving voice to the indigenous people of the Amazon. This event is in celebration of Zurich Insurance Group’s 150th anniversary.
Once again, HarrisonParrott manages the BBC Proms Japan from 29 October to 6 November, presented and sponsored by Daiwa Securities Group. The six day festival includes performances at the Bunkamura Orchard Hall, Tokyo and The Symphony Hall in Osaka with BBC Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of Principal Guest Conductor Dalia Stasevska. Violinist Nicola Benedetti joins for the initial two concerts including the First Night of the Proms, followed by piano duo Makoto Ozone and Gonzalo Rubalcaba in a special Jazz Night session. Cellist Sol Gabetta performs in a British/Czech masterpieces concert, then pianist Hayato Sumino joins for a Game and Cinema Prom. Prom 5 introduces Nordic and 21st Century music to the festival with pianist Yu Kosuge. In the Last Night of the Proms, we are joined again by Nicola Benedetti and baritone Roderick Williams featuring traditional and renowned repertoire, and contemporary and cinema works. Outside of the concert hall, there will be pre-concert talks and educational activities as well as public concerts taking over the whole city.
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