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Jakub Hrůša & Isabelle Faust

Thursday, 28. October 2021, 8.00 pm
Munich, Isarphilharmonie
Introduction 6.45 pm with Jakub Hrůša (Conductor) and Uta Sailer (Moderation)
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Friday, 29. October 2021, 8.00 pm
Munich, Isarphilharmonie
Introduction 6.45 pm with Jakub Hrůša (Conductor) and Uta Sailer (Moderation)
Tickets

Programme

Miloslav Kabeláč
The Mystery of Time, op. 31 - Mystery of Time, op. 31

Benjamin Britten
Violin Concerto in D Minor, op.15

Interval

Dmitri Shostakovich
Symphony No. 1 in F Minor, op. 10

Jakub Hrůša, Conductor

Isabelle Faust, Violin

Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks

Please note: The upcoming concerts of the BRSO in the Isarphilharmonie will be performed according to the “3G Plus”-rule. This means either “vaccinated,” “recovered,” or “tested by PCR test.” The effect of these new regulations is that a mask no longer needs to be worn during the event. This is a requirement the Isarphilharmonie.

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Video livestream and Live on the Radio

BR-KLASSIK will broadcast the concert on Friday, October 29, 2021 in a video live stream and live on the radio.


ABOUT THE PROGRAMME

The BRSO is giving its début in Gasteig’s Interim Quarter with Jakub Hrůša and the violinist Isabelle Faust, who recently thrilled Munich audiences with her readings of Adámek, Schoenberg, Eötvös and others. Now she will play the Britten concerto of 1939, a work whose symphonic earnestness and luscious violin writing place it among the foremost violin concertos of the 20th century. In addition to the insolent and brilliant First Symphony, an examination piece from the 19-year-old Shostakovich, Jakub Hrůša will introduce us to a composer from his own Czech homeland who suffered the fate of being at the wrong place at the wrong time: Miloslav Kabeláč (1908–1979). Kabeláč was unable to come to terms with the totalitarian regimes under which his country suffered, and has remained a barely heard voice as a result. In its spacious and ingeniously constructed overarching crescendo, The Mystery of Time (1957) has a magnetic power similar to that of Ravel’s Boléro.

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