Evening Recital N° 1

Ivor Bolton Dirigent
Zoltán Mácsai Horn

Peter Eötvös

  • »Dialog mit Mozart«, Da capo für Orchester

Richard Strauss

  • Konzert für Horn und Orchester Nr. 2 Es-Dur

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

  • Symphonie Nr. 40 g-Moll KV 550

Dialogue with Mozart

When Mozart specialist Ivor Bolton ascends the rostrum of the Staatskapelle Dresden for the first time, the work of the great composer will take centre stage. In his »Dialogue with Mozart«, Capell-Compositeur Peter Eötvös delicately explores fragments left by the Salzburg composer. Before the famous Symphony in G Minor, Zoltán Mácsai, principal horn of the Staatskapelle since 2016, will perform the Second Horn Concerto by Richard Strauss.

Expected concert duration including an interval: 85 minutes

  • 11.12.2018
    20:00 Uhr
    Semperoper
    Tickets
    Ticket price:
    11.00 – 17.00 €

Ivor Bolton

Ivor Bolton is Chief Conductor of the Basel Sinfonieorchester, Artistic Director of the Teatro Real in Madrid, Chief Conductor of the Dresden Festival Orchestra and Conductor Laureat of the Mozarteumorchester Salzburg, with whom he appears annually at the Salzburger Festspiele, and on tour (including the 2006 BBC Proms in London), and with whom he has already built up an extensive discography including a critically successful series of Bruckner Symphony recordings. In the UK he has been Music Director of English Touring Opera, Glyndebourne Touring Opera, and Chief Conductor of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra. He enjoys a close relationship with the Bayerische Staatsoper where, since 1994, he has conducted a wide range of new productions, most notably Monteverdi, Handel and Mozart. He has been awarded the prestigious Bayerische Theaterpreis for his outstanding work in Munich.

He has been a regular guest at the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino and the Opéra National de Paris and other operatic engagements have included Covent Garden, ENO, Bologna, Brussels, Amsterdam, Lisbon,

Sydney, Berlin, Hamburg an Geneva. Orchestral engagements have included the Proms, Lincoln Center New York, Zürich Tonhalle-Orchester, Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest, Orchestre de Paris, Rotterdams Philharmonisch Orkest, Gürzenich Orchester Köln, Wiener Symphoniker and the Freiburger Barockorchester. His many recordings, apart from those with the Mozarteumorchester, include Monteverdi’s »Poppea« and Handel’s »Xerces and Ariodante« with the Bayerische Staatsoper.

Highlights of the 2017/18 season include new productions of Stravinsky’s »The Rake’s Progress« at the Netherlands Opera, Mozart’s »Lucio Silla« and Britten’s »Gloriana« at the Teatro Real in Madrid, a tour through the UK with the Symphony Orchestra Basel, as well as a return to Munich with Mozart’s »Entführung aus dem Serail« and Joseph Haydn’s »Orlando Paladino«. Moreover he will conduct subscription concerts with the Symphony Orchestra Basel, Mozarteumorchester Salzburg and the Dresden Festival Orchestra.

Zoltán Mácsai

Zoltán Mácsai ist ein ungarischer Hornist. Er studierte erst in Budapest und anschließend an der Hochschule für Musik »Hanns Eisler« in Berlin. Von 2003 bis 2008 spielte er als Solohornist beim Ernõ Dohnányi Symphonieorchester in Budapest

mit. Danach wirkte er beim Mozarteumorchester Salzburg. Seit 2016 ist er als Solohornist an der Sächsischen Staatskapelle Dresden engagiert.