Wednesday, 1 April 2015
When someone treats music as a business, his career is over fairly quickly’, believes conductor Vasily Petrenko.
Sunday, 29 March 2015
The Spanish violinist Leticia Muñoz Moreno, the Armenian conductor Sergey Smbatyan, the American Alexander String Quartet, pianist Boris Berman (born in Russia but living in the USA), and the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra – we are in for another exceptional day at the 19th Ludwig van Beethoven Easter Festival.
Friday, 27 March 2015
It has been the festival’s tradition to bring back to life operas that are forgotten or completely unknown in Poland. This time Łukasz Borowicz will present Benjamin Britten’s “The Turn of the Screw”, which is labelled as a psychological thriller.
Wednesday, 25 March 2015
The premiere of the “Baltic Sea Voyage” programme by the Baltic Sea Youth Philharmonic, as well as a piano recital of Prof. Boris Berman from the Yale School of Music are the next events of the 19th Ludwig van Beethoven Easter Festival in Warsaw.
Tuesday, 24 March 2015
Korean violinist Ju-Young Baek, lauded by Krzysztof Penderecki as one of the most prominent violinists today, and the Korean Chamber Orchestra, appointed an official UN Chamber Orchestra for Peace will perform at the 19th Ludwig van Beethoven Easter Festival.
Monday, 23 March 2015
The Czech Philharmonic, which enjoys a reputation as one of the most exciting ensembles on the world stage; Jiří Bělohlávek, appointed by Queen Elizabeth II as an honorary CBE; and Rudolf Buchbinder, a preeminent interpreter of Beethoven’s music, will be the heroes of the Festival’s second day.
Saturday, 21 March 2015
“My works are like wine: they grow better with age. But the audience is not ready for this modern music and does not understand my intentions”, said the Italian opera master Pietro Mascagni. The 19th Ludwig van Beethoven Easter Festival will dedicate a special concert and lecture to commemorate the composer’s 70th anniversary of ...