Lawrence Foster
(c) Ingo Höhn

After this year’s Gala Concert of the International Classical Music Awards was broadcast by the Swiss Radio, other radio stations are doing so as well. MDR Kultur has the concert in its program on Friday, 24 May at 20h05. Radio 100,7 from Luxembourg will broadcast the Gala in its Euroradio series, on Thursday 06 June at 20h00. That same day, Radio Orpheus will broadcast the program in Russia.

Deutsche Welle will broadcast the concert worldwide in in English, Russian, Spanish and as Podcast in Chinese. The dates will be announced later.

The ICMA Gala Concert was hosted by the Lucerne Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Lawrence Foster, and presented several of the 2019 winners of ICMA.

Georges Bizet: L’Arlésienne, Suite No.1 (I. Prélude)
Johannes Brahms, Double Concerto op. 102, (3d mvt.)

Chouchane Siranossian & Christoph Heesch
(c) Ingo Höhn

Chouchane Siranossian, violin, Christoph Heesch, cello
Carl Maria von Weber: Bassoon Concerto op. 75, (2d & 3d mvts.)
Matko Smolcic, bassoon
Georges Bizet, L’Arlésienne, Suite No. 1 (II. Minuetto)
Pablo de Sarasate: Carmen-Fantasie op. 25 for violin and orchestra
Stephen Waarts, violin
Edward Grieg: Piano Concerto op. 16, (1st mvt)
Javier Perianes, piano
Frédéric Chopin: Barcarolle op. 60
Nelson Freire, piano
Robert Schumann: Märchenbilder for piano and viola op. 113
Tabea Zimmermann, viola, Denes Varjon, piano

Leif Segerstam
(c) Ingo Höhn

Camille Saint-Saëns: Piano Concerto No. 2 op. 22, (3d mvt.)
Eva Gevorgyan, piano
Jean Sibelius: Valse triste from Kuolema op. 44
Leif Segerstam, conductor
Georges Bizet: L’Arlésienne, Suite No. 1 (IV. Carillon)

Listen to an excerpt: Sibelius – Valse Triste, conducted by Leif Segerstam (select the player underneath)


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