Hamburg Philharmonic State Orchestra

Ligeti / Wagner / Widmann / Beethoven

This concert has already taken place! € 81.40 | 62.70 | 50.60 | 34.10 | 14.30
This concert has already taken place! € 81.40 | 62.70 | 50.60 | 34.10 | 14.30

The third Philharmonic Concert takes audiences on a tour of modern music and concert history: Ludwig van Beethoven, Richard Wagner, György Ligeti and a work by contemporary composer Jörg Widmann are all on the music stands of the Hamburg Philharmonic State Orchestra under the baton of Kent Nagano. The centrepiece, however, is Beethoven's Sixth Symphony: human destiny as a personal path supplied the composer with the inspiration for his Fifth Symphony, and again for the Sixth, which was written at roughly the same time. This way of thinking was revolutionary at the time, and anticipated the romanticism of the Enlightenment: Beethoven no longer saw nature as divinely ordained, but as a force individually determined by humanity. Thus tonight's concert offers a musical scenario of the world and nature, of dreams and reality.


Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg

conductor Kent Nagano


György Ligeti

Richard Wagner
Vorspiel zu »Lohengrin«

Jörg Widmann
Con brio / Konzertouvertüre für Orchester

Ludwig van Beethoven
Sinfonie Nr. 6 F-Dur op. 68 »Pastorale«

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19:00 / Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, Großer Saal

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Promoter: Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg

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