Arts Partnerships & Tours conclude a summer of festivals with debuts & returning partnerships
Throughout August we go on tour to summer festivals from Grafenegg to Lucerne
On 16 August, Estonian Festival Orchestra and Paavo Järvi begin their festival season at the Elbphilharmonie Summer Festival with soloist Rudolf Buchbinder. Rudolf performs Beethoven’s Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No.3 alongside works by Erkki-Sven Tüür, Pärt and Tchaikovsky.
From Vienna to Hamburg, the Philharmonia Orchestra and Santtu-Matias Rouvali perform at the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival on 21 August. Christian Tetzlaff joins the orchestra again to perform the same programme as the Grafenegg Festival.
The Estonian Festival Orchestra make their debut at Grafenegg Festival on 17 August alongside founder Paavo Järvi. The programme includes Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No.1 and Beethoven’s Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No.3 with soloist Rudolf Buchbinder.
The Philharmonia Orchestra and their Principal Conductor, Santtu-Matias Rouvali, also perform at the festival on 20 August. Christian Tetzlaff joins the orchestra to perform Elgar’s Violin Concerto, with Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No.5 completing the programme.
Klaus Mäkelä and Oslo Philharmonic begin their festival season with a performance at the Rheingau Music Festival on 19 August. Alongside fellow HP artist Johanna Wallroth, the programme includes Wagner’s Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde and Mahler’s Symphony No.4.
We are delighted to be back at Edinburgh International Festival this summer managing two concerts.
Then Patricia Kopatchinskaja and Camerata Bern join forces to present a thought-provoking performance of Haydn’s The Seven Last Words of Christ on 26 August, offering a unique fusion of music and visuals, including a video installation by René Liebert.
Oslo Philharmonic will also be taking part in the Lucerne Festival this summer. Alongside Chief Conductor and Artistic Advisor, Klaus Mäkela, they perform together over two concerts.
First, they perform again with Johanna Wallroth on 24 August, performing the same programme as the Edinburgh International Festival.
The next day on25 August, they welcome frequent collaborator Yuja Wang who performs Ravel’s Piano Concerto in D major for the Left Hand and his Piano Concerto in G.
Our summer of festivals concludes with Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich and Paavo Järvi at the BBC Proms on 30 August . Continuing their long-term partnership, the programme includes Beethoven’s Overture The Consecration of the House, Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto with soloist Augustin Hadelich and Dvořák’s Symphony No.9.