2. Evening Recital

Dmitri Jurowski Conductor
Manuel Westermann Timpani

Siegfried Matthus

  • »Der Wald«, Concerto for Timpani and Orchestra

Franz Schreker

  • Chamber Symphony for 23 Solo Instruments

Dmitri Shostakovich

  • Adagio and Interlude from the Opera »Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District« for Chamber Orchestra

Expected running time incl. intermission: 80 min.

  • 08.03.2018
    20:00 Uhr
    Ticket price:
    11.00 – 17.00 €

Dmitri Jurowski

As the youngest member of an impressive Russian musical dynasty, Dmitri Jurowski has emerged as one of conducting’s outstanding new talents, known for his elegance and acute musicality.

Born in Moscow in 1979, Dmitri Jurowski was admitted to the Central Music School at Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory to study cello at the age of six. After his family moved to Berlin, he continued his cello studies. In April 2003 he began his conducting classes at the Hanns Eisler Academy of Music in Berlin.

His unique sensitivity for opera has led to success in houses across Europe. In the previous seasons he conducted at such opera houses like Teatro Carlo Felice in Genova, Teatro La Fenice in Venice, Teatro Massimo in Palermo, Teatro Comunale in Bologna, Teatro Nazionale in Rome, Palau de les Arts in Valencia, Komische Oper Berlin, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Bayerische Staatsoper Munich, New Israeli Opera in Tel-Aviv, Monte Carlo Opera, Liege Opera of Belgium and Royal Flemish Opera in Antwerp/Ghent. He also conducted at the Wexford Opera Festival and Opera Festival in Martina Franca, Italy.

As a conductor of symphonic repertoire Dmitri Jurowski has worked with such orchestras like Orchestra of Teatro La Fenice in Venice, Teatro Regio in Turin, Filarmonica Toscanini in Parma, Orchestra I Pomeriggi Musicali in Milan, Orquestra Sinfonica Portuguesa in Lisbon, Münchner Rundfunkorchester, Dresdner Philharmonie, Hamburger Symphoniker, Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestra, Residence Orchestra of The Hague, Symphonic Orchestra in Arnhem, Stockholm Radio Orchestra, BBC Philharmonic Orchestra in Manchester, St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra and Wiener Symphoniker at the Bregenz Festival.

In summer 2010 he made his debut at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow and went on tour with the famous production of Eugene Onegin made by Dmitri Tcherniakov. During this tour Maestro Jurowski appeared at Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, London, Teatro Real in Madrid and Lucerne Festival.

From January 1, 2011 Dmitri Jurowski became the new Chief Conductor of Royal Flemish Opera House in Antwerp/Ghent. From 2011/2012 season Dmitri Jurowski is Chief Conductor of Moscow City Symphony -Russian Philharmonic. And since October 2015 Dmitri Jurowski has been Music Director and Chief Conductor of Novosibirsk State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre.