The “Kritikerumfrage 2019” of the magazine “Opernwelt” chose György Kurtag’s first opera “Fin de Partie” as “world premiere of the year”.Read More
Markus Stenz will conduct “Die Gezeichneten” by Schreker at Het Concertgebouw Amsterdam on Saturday, June 1, 2019. An interview with him about this work and his time as chief conductor with the RFO is online at YouTube.Read More
The opera “Fin de Partie” by György Kurtág won the International Opera Award 2019 in the category “World Premiere”.
An excerpt from Markus Stenz’ concert with the Orchestra della Toscana is available on YouTube.Read More
In Spring 2019, Markus Stenz leads concerts in the United States with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Italy (Orchestra della Toscana), the Netherlands (Radio Filharmonisch Orkest, and Germany (Dortmunder Philharmoniker).Read More
Prior to the concerts with the Oregon Symphony, Markus Stenz talked to Christa Wessel from All Classical Portland about the programme. This chat ist available on YouTube.Read More
After two concerts in Seoul with the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra and violinist Christian Tetzlaff (Jan 5 and 6, 2019), Markus Stenz will lead quite a few concerts with the Baltimore, Pittsburgh and Nashville Symphony Orchestra, the Oregon Symphony.Read More
The world premiere of Kurtág’s long awaited first opera “Fin de Partie” in Milan was a full success for the singers and the orchestra under the baton of Markus Stenz.
“All the expressive refinements have been solved in a masterly way by the four singers and by the conductor, Markus Stenz,” said bachtrack.Read More
The 92-year-old composer György Kurtág fulfilled his lifelong dream and composed his first opera based on Samuel Beckett’s play “Fin de partie”. World premiere will be at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan on 15 November 2018.Read More
At his last concert in the 2017/18 season, Markus Stenz conducts Mozart’s “Requiem” and Haydn’s Symphony No. 104 at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam on 8 July 2018.Read More
Markus Stenz will conduct three performances of the opera "Die Gezeichneten" ("The Stigmatized") by Franz Schreker in Munich (Nationaltheater München, 12, 15, and 19 May 2018).
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) announces the extension of Principal Guest Conductor Markus Stenz’s contract through the 2018-19 season.
During the next weeks, Markus Stenz conducts two series of concerts with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and two concerts with the Minnesota Symphony Orchestra with brilliant, lively programmes of orchestral works by Beethoven, Korngold, Liszt, Mahler, Rachmaninoff, Schumann, and Wagner.Read More
On 16 and 17 March 2018, Markus Stenz will conduct the Konzerthausorchester Berlin. Soloist will be the pianist Herbert Schuch.
The two concerts at the Konzerthaus Berlin focus on the dawn of the Modern Age. On the programme are works by Schreker, Strauss, Busoni, and Skrjabin.Read More
An orchestra of over 90 players from the Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM) and the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris (CNSMDP) perform works by three great European masters – Debussy, Elgar and Wagner (Berlioz in Paris) – conducted by the German conductor Markus Stenz.Read More
Markus Stenz will conduct the next Symphony Concert of the Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover on 21 and 22 January. On the programme are “La selva incantata” by Hans Werner Henze and Anton Bruckners Symphony No. 4 in E-flat major “Romantic”.Read More
"Just imagine a work of such magnitude that it actually mirrors the whole world" (Mahler)
Markus Stenz will conduct the Symphony No. 3 in D minor by Gustav Mahler in Utrecht (TivoliVredenburg, 8:15pm) on 23 December 2017.
Markus Stenz will conduct the German premiere of Detlev Glanert's "Requiem for Hieronymus Bosch" at the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, together with the Symphoniker Hamburg and the EuropaChorAkademie on 28 November 2017.Read More
The Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra and The Netherlands Radio Choir conducted by Markus Stenz played Beethoven’s ‘Symphony No. 9’ during The Sunday Morning Concert at the Concertgebouw Amsterdam. The live recording is now available on Youtube.Read More