Mozart La Clemenza di Tito

Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie conducted by Louis Langrée

22 February 2012 / 19:00


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Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie
The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen is one of the world's leading chamber orchestras. The Estonian star conductor Paavo Järvi has been the orchestra's Artistic Director since 2004.
After two years of working together, the success of this artistic collaboration speaks for itself. 'The event of the summer', wrote the New York Times in August 2005. For Die Welt, The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen is »one of the most transparent and sensitive orchestras today«. And for Vienna's Standard, the concert of The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen with Paavo Järvi in August 2004 was one of the 'rare surprises of the past summer's Salzburg Festival' in which the orchestra established itself once and for all in the international ensemble jet set.
The primary focus of the collaboration between Paavo Järvi and the orchestra - and thus the basis for these glowing reviews - is the symphonies of Ludwig van Beethoven. What might appear to be pure routine and preservation of musical monuments, during the concerts usually prove to be spirited and highly competent new versions of these often-heard works. Read more

Louis Langrée
The French musician Louis Langrée has been Music Director of the Mostly Mozart Festival in New York since December 2002. This season Louis makes his debut with the Wiener Philharmoniker, at the Mozartwoche in Salzburg and at the Vienna State Opera conducting La Bohème . During 2010/11 Louis will also make his debut with Budapest Festival, St Louis and Cincinnati Symphony Orchestras as well as conducting the Camerata Salzburg in Munich, Paris and Salzburg (Mozartwoche) and the London Philharmonic at the Royal Festival Hall. In addition, he will conduct Pelléas et Mélisande in Paris and London with the Orchestre de Paris and return to the Aix-en-Provence Festival for La traviata with the London Symphony Orchestra.
Louis Langrée has worked with many other orchestras in North America, Europe and further afield, including Pittsburgh, Detroit, Dallas, Orchestre de Paris, Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Netherlands Radio Philharmonic, Tokyo Philharmonic, Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen and Scottish Chamber Orchestra. He also regularly conducts period instrument orchestras such as the Freiburg Baroque, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and Le Concert d’Astrée. Read more

Malin Christensson
Born in Sweden, soprano Malin Christensson studied at the Royal College of Music. She is a BBC New Generation Artist.
In opera, her recent engagements have included Susanna (Le nozze di Figaro) at the Aix-en-Provence Festival and in Santiago di Chile; Flower Maiden (Parsifal) at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; Miss Wordsworth (Albert Herring) at the Glyndebourne Festival; Drusilla (L’incoronazione di Poppea) at the Drottningholms Slottsteater; Sophie (Werther) in Baden-Baden and Papagena (Die Zauberflöte) at the Théâtre du Châtalet and at the Vienna Festival.
Her future engagements include Barbarina (Le nozze di Figaro) at the Salzburg Festival and First Niece (Peter Grimes) at La Scala, Milan. Read more

Alice Coote
Renowned on the great recital, concert and opera stages of the world, Alice Coote's career has taken her from her beginnings in the north of England (born in Cheshire) in local singing festivals and playing Oboe in the Cheshire Youth Orchestra to being regarded as one of the great artists of today.

She trained at GSMD, RNCM and The National Opera Studio, receiving during this time the Decca Kathleen Ferrier Prize and the Brigitte Fassbaender Prize for Lieder Interpretation.

The recital platform is central to her musical life. Alice performs throughout the UK, Europe and the US at the Wigmore Hall, the BBC Proms, the Concertgebouw, the Lincoln Centre and Carnegie Hall in New York, among many others. She has performed Schubert's Winterreise in Chicago and Frankfurt and forthcoming recital tours take her farther afield to Philadelphia and Washington. Judith Weir's 'The Voice of Desire" was written for her. This season, she will appear at the Wigmore Hall in a series of concerts in partnership with Julius Drake, the Nash Ensemble and with the English Concert and Harry Bicket, featuring Mahler's Rueckertlieder, Schubert's Winterreise and arias by Handel.

Acclaimed in particular for Mahler, Berlioz, Mozart, Handel and Bach with orchestras such as LSO, Boston Symphony Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, Concert D'Astree, Halle and Concertgebouw she has collaborated with conductors including Gergiev, Dohnanyi, Belohlavek, Elder and Boulez.

Spending a large part of her time engaged abroad interpreting male and female roles, such as Dejaneira/ Hercules, Prince Charming / Cendrillon, Poppea, Carmen, Charlotte, Dorabella, Lucretia, Marguerite, Penelope and Octavian, Composer, Orfeo, Idamante, Nerone, Hansel, Sesto/Cesare, Sesto/Tito, Maffio Orsini , Ruggiero and Ariodante. These she has performed at Opera North, WNO, Scottish Opera, ENO, Glyndebourne and the Royal Opera House and abroad : Paris Opera, Paris TCE, Amsterdam, Munich Frankfurt, Salzburg, Chicago Lyric Opera, Seattle, Los Angeles, San Francisco and the MET. Read more

Malin Hartelius
The Swedish-born soprano, Malin Hartelius, studied at the Conservatory of the City of Vienna (Opera, Lied and Oratorio) with the celebrated teacher Margarethe Bence.
In 1989 Malin Hartelius became a member of the studio of the Vienna State Opera and joined the theater of St. Gallen where she sang her first Papagena in Die Zauberflöte. As a member of the Vienna State Opera Studio in 1990-1991 season, she appeared in many roles including Celia in Mozart’s Lucio Silla and Papagena. In this same season she made her debut at the Zürich Opera again with Papagena followed by Arsena in The Gypsy Baron. The following season 1991-1992 she became a member of the Zürich Opera and appeared in the roles of Pamina in Die Zauberflöte, Adele in Die Fledermaus, Blondschen in Die Entführung aud dem Serail and Ännchen in Der Freischütz. Read more

Christina Daletska
Christina Daletska was born in Lviv in the Ukraine. Beginning her musical studies at the age of four with her mother, she regularly appeared as a soloist with Liv Symphony Orchestra playing amongst others, the violin concertos of Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Tchaikovsky before reaching the age of 18.
The artist found her vocal teacher in Ruth Rohner in Zurich and a year later she entered and won prizes at her first three international competitions (Feruccio Tagliavini, Festspielstadt Passau and Concours International de Chant in Verviers). Also, she has attended master classes with Thomas Quasthoff, Christa Ludwig, Marijana Lipovsek and Michael Schade.
She has appeared as a soloist with the Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg with Ivor Bolton, Orchestre Philharmonique de Liège with Patrick Devin and the Winterthur Musikkollegium Orchestra under Jac van Steen and has been heard in recitals in Zurich, Vienna, Barcelona, Strasbourg, Freiburg in Breisgau and a number of cities in Canada. In 2009 she made her debüt at the Salzburg Festival (replacing Ann Murray) and appeared as a soloist with Beethoven's Missa Solemnis with the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich and in Dvorak's Requiem with the Bern Symphony Orchestra. Read more.

Brindley Sheratt
Born in Lancashire, bass Brindley Sherratt studied at the Royal Academy of Music. At the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden his roles have included Gremin (Eugene Onegin), Sparafucile (Rigoletto) and Jeronimus (Maskerade) and in Salzburg he has sung Balducci (Benvenuto Cellini) with Gergiev and Hobson (Peter Grimes) with Rattle. At the Glyndebourne Festival he has appeared as Rocco (Fidelio), Il Commendatore (Don Giovanni) and Superintendent Budd (Albert Herring). He is a favourite at the English National Opera where his many roles have included Sparafucile, Sarastro (Die Zauberflöte), Ramfis (Aida) and Pimen (Boris Godunov).
Other operatic engagements have included Sarastro at the Hamburg State Opera and for the Opéra de Bordeaux; Il Commendatore and Claudio (Agrippina) in Santa Fe; Rocco in Seville; Pognor (Die Meistersinger von Nürnburg), Gremin and Sarastro at the Welsh National Opera and Philip (Don Carlos) for Opera North. Read more


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