Successful world premiere of Kurtág’s opera “Fin de Partie” with Markus Stenz in Milan
Rehearsals for Kurtág’s opera “Fin de partie” started
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.
Concert dates for the 2018/2019 season are online
The 92-year-old composer Görgy 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.
Markus Stenz concludes his 2017/18 season with Mozart's "Requiem" in Amsterdam
Markus Stenz' concet dates for the 2018/2019 season are online.
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Markus Stenz conducts "Die Gezeichneten" in Munich
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.
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra extended contract with Markus Stenz
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).
Markus Stenz in the US in April 2018
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) announces the extension of Principal Guest Conductor Markus Stenz’s contract through the 2018-19 season.
Concerts at the Konzerthaus Berlin
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.
Markus Stenz conducts cooperation project "Paris - Manchester 1918"
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.
Markus Stenz conducts 4th Symphony Concert in Hannover
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.
Markus Stenz conducts Mahler's Symphony No. 3 in Utrecht
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”.
German premiere of Detlev Glanert's "Requiem for Hieronymus Bosch" at Elbphilharmonie
"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.
Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 on YouTube
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.
Concertgebouw Prijs 2017 for RFO and Groot Omroepkoor
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.
The Radio Filharmonisch Orkest (Chief Conductor: Markus Stenz) and the Groot Omroepkoor have been awarded with the Concertgebouw Prijs 2017. They got the award because they have made an important contribution to sharpen the Concertgebouw's musical profile for many years.
The 2017/2018 season once more takes Markus Stenz to numerous concerts in the USA. He will also make his début in the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg in the same year it opened. Another highlight is the revival of Franz Schreker's opera “Die Gezeichneten” (“The Stigmatized”) at the Bayerische Staatsoper.