Memorial concert in honor of Mariss Jansons
Wednesday, 15 January 2020
Munich, Philharmonie im Gasteig
The concert will be broadcast live on BR-KLASSIK Radio.
ARD-alpha is broadcasting the concert on TV at 20:15 on the same day.
In honor of their long-standing Chief Conductor Mariss Jansons, who passed away on December 1, 2019, the Bavarian Radio Chorus and Symphony Orchestra will perform Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 2, the “Resurrection Symphony”.
The distinguished conductor of this memorial concert will be Zubin Mehta, a close personal friend of Mariss Jansons over many years.
The net proceeds from the sale of tickets will be donated to the foundation of the “Neues Konzerthaus München”, in support of the project for which Mariss Jansons advocated tirelessly and with great passion over the past 15 years – in the service of musical life in Munich and beyond.
Introductory talk with Dr. Renate Ulm and the musicians Werner Mittelbach, clarinet, and Heinrich Braun, principal double bassist, at 5.45 pm
Concert begins at 7.00 pm
Symphony No. 2
Golda Schultz soprano
Gerhild Romberger alto
Bavarian Radio Chorus and Symphony Orchestra