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«Shostakovich 9» on May 5/6 & online as of May 7

Sinfonieorchester Basel
Vadim Gluzman, violin
Aziz Shokhakimov, conductor
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Online concert «Shostakovich 9» - Stream available to watch until November 7, 2021

Friday 07.05.21 at 19:30, IDAGIO, Global Concert Hall

For this concert stream, join Sinfonieorchester Basel on an imaginary trip to Russia. The programme features a pair of works by great Soviet composers: Sergei Prokofiev’s virtuoso Second Violin Concerto and Dmitri Shostakovich’s controversial Symphony no. 9. Leonard Bernstein once said of Shostakovich's 9th Symphony, "It's like Mickey Mouse leading a football cheer." Prokofiev’s Second Violin Concerto was the last composition commissioned in the West.

Tickets available here.


Online concert «Schicksalssinfonie» - Stream available to watch until October 4, 2021

Debut: Santtu-Matias Rouvali with the Sinfonieorchester Basel

The second Sinfonieorchester Basel streamed concert on Saturday 03.04.21 at 19:30 in IDAGIO’s Global Concert Hall features a high profile debut from the young Finnish shooting star conductor Santtu-Matias Rouvali, who will lead the orchestra for the very first time. The program of the concert includes the Fifth Symphony by Peter Tchaikovsky.


Sinfonieorchester Basel & Fondation Beyeler

Video premiere, March 12
Sinfonieorchester Basel and Fondation Beyeler invite you to wander through the «Rodin/Arp» exhibition at the Fondation Beyeler to the sound of works by Bach, Bridge, Britten and Saint-Saëns. Especially for this production, the solo timpanist of the Sinfonieorchester Basel, Domenico Melchiorre, has composed interludes for four percussionists and bassdesmophone.
The production emphasizes the reciprocal relationship between space, sculpture and music. It is followed by an interview between Fondation Beyeler curator Raphaël Bouvier and Sinfonieorchester Basel Artisitc Direcor Hans-Georg Hofmann.