Valery Gergiev andMichael Volle

Münchner Philharmoniker; Music from Mussorgsky und Tchaikovsky

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Almost for his home audience: baritone Michael Volle was born as one of eight siblings to a Swabian pastor family in Freudenstadt. The artist has long been one of the most sought-after singers on all major stages. In this symphony concert with the Münchner Philharmoniker, Volle will present Mussorgsky's Songs and Dances of Death, somber, fairytale-like, Russian symbolist songs that are still performed far too rarely in Germany. The latter cannot be said of Tchaikovsky's Fifth Symphony, which will feature alongside it on the program: the dramatic and melodious work is one of the absolute powerhouses of the repertoire.

Photo that shows Gergiev 2004 C Borggreve. © Borggreve
© Borggreve

Program

Modest Mussorgsky
Songs and Dances of Death
to poems by Arseny Golenishchev-Kutuzov

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Symphony No. 5 in E minor, op. 64

Due to the Corona distance regulations, the event will take place without a break from the concert.

Please note: The hall plan of the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden has changed due to the currently valid hygiene and spacing regulations. In autumn we will initially be able to use about 500 of the otherwise over 2000 seats. Our Service Center Ticketing will contact you if necessary and will select the most beautiful seats for you. If we have to offer you a lower seat category, we will refund the difference.

If you have not provided us with your contact details, please contact us about your seats yourself - by e-mail at info@festspielhaus.de or by phone at 07221 / 30 13 101.

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