Saturday, March 6, 2021 | 6 pm
Sir Simon Rattle, the designated chief conductor of the Bavarian Radio Choir and Symphony Orchestra, will give his début appearance in the musics viva series at the helm of the BRSO and the Bavarian Radio Chorus. He will conduct Henry Purcell’s Funeral music of Queen Mary, the world premiere of Ondřej Adámek’s Where are you ?, a song cycle for mezzo-soprano (Magdalena Kožená) and orchestra, and Et exspecto resurrectionem mortuorum by Olivier Messiaen.
Saturday, March 6, 2021 | 9.30 pm
In a second concert, Sir Simon Rattle and the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra will present Georg Friedrich Haas’s hour-long ensemble piece in vain, an exceptional work that combines sound and light to achieve a breath-taking intensity.
Concert photos and video on demand
On December 8, 2020, Tabea Zimmermann and Christian Gerhaher once again devoted themselves to Wolfgang Rihm’s Stabat Mater. This very special duo was framed by two ensemble works by Rihm, in which the musicians of the BRSO were joined by Tamara Stefanovich and Jörg Widmann. Enjoy a picture gallery and the concert video now!