NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra / Leonidas Kavakos / Alan Gilbert

»Age of Anxiety – An American Journey« Festival – 2G+ AND PHYSICAL DISTANCE / Please note the change of artist and programme

This concert has already taken place! 15 | 29 | 49 | 71 | 82
This concert has already taken place! 15 | 29 | 49 | 71 | 82

To kick off the »Age of Anxiety« festival, Alan Gilbert presents key orchestral works in American music history that have almost been forgotten over here. At the heart of the programme is Aaron Copland, creator of that unmistakeable »American« orchestral sound. Copland even brought one of his country’s greatest statesmen onto the concert stage, at least in spirit: his 1942 work »Lincoln Portrait« quotes from the legendary US president’s speeches and letters.

Performers

NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester

Leonidas Kavakos violin

conductor Alan Gilbert

Morris Robinson narrator

Programme

Aaron Copland
Lincoln Portrait für Sprechstimme und Orchester

Samuel Barber
Essay for Orchestra op. 12

Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Konzert für Violine und Orchester D-Dur op. 35


Zugabe des Solisten:

Francisco Tárrega
Recuerdos de la Alhambra

- Interval -

Aaron Copland
Sinfonie Nr. 3

Pre-Concert Talk (in German)
19:00 / Elbphilharmonie, Großer Saal

Estimated end time

22:15

Festival

Age of Anxiety – An American Journey

Concert Broadcast

The concert will be broadcast live in the Elbphilharmonie Mediatheque.

Promoter: NDR

From the Mediatheque : Videos, Podcasts, Articles

The sound of America: Age of Anxiety

The NDR festival »Age of Anxiety« is brought to an end by Leonard Bernstein’s Second Symphony conducted by Marin Alsop. The soloist is Jean-Yves Thibaudet.

The sound of America: NDR Bigband
Play Video

Video on demand from 13 Feb 2022 : The sound of America: NDR Bigband

A homage to Chet Baker and Miles Davis: The NDR Bigband lends new definition to American cool jazz.

The sound of America: Korngold & Copland

In the »Age of Anxiety« festival, the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra and Alan Gilbert explore the musical culture of America. Available until 12.3.2022.

From the New World

Typically American: a brief history of modern American music.

NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester / Alan Gilbert
Play Video

Video on demand from 19 Jun 2021 : NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester / Alan Gilbert

In Memoriam: Ihr Abschlusskonzert der Saison 2020/21 widmen die Musiker dem amerikanischen Jazz-Virtuosen Chick Corea.

Tempus Fugit

The NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra and Alan Gilbert perform music by two exciting contemporary composers: Magnus Lindberg from Finnland and Olga Neuwirth from Austria.

During your visit

Elbphilharmonie Plaza

A public viewing platform on the 8th floor of the Elbphilharmonie

More about the Plaza

Food and Drink

Before the concert and in the interval

Find out more