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Beethovenserie 2013/14

Gustavo Dudamel
From the New World

The Venezuelan conductor Gustavo Dudamel conducts Esteban Benzecry’s Illapa, named for the Inca god of thunder and lightning and suitably wild. The mezzo-soprano Christianne Stotijn is the soloist for Peter Liberson’s Neruda Songs, based on poems by the Chilian Nobel Prize winner Pablo Neruda.

Dvorák’s symphony nr 9, From the New World, will also be performed.

Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, June 5, 6, 7 and 8 (matinee).

Veronika Eberle in
the programme by Heinz Holliger

Veronika Eberle is the soloist for Alban Berg’s violin concerto. Also on the programme are two works by Heinz Holliger, who also conducts. Zwei Liszt-Transkriptionen is an orchestration of two of Liszt’s late piano concertos; Ardeur Noire is a new work and a homage to Debussy. The orchestra also plays Bernd Alois Zimmermann’s Alagoanna.

Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, June 13 and 14.

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