SCHUMANN WITH GATTI: FINALE

10 January 2022

Cologne

Monday 20:00 / Kölner Philharmonie

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KölnMusik

PROGRAMME

R. SCHUMANN Overture to Genoveva
R. SCHUMANN Konzertstück for four horns *
R. SCHUMANN Symphony No. 1 (Spring)

Daniele Gatti conductor
José Vicente Castello, José Miguel Asensi, Jonathan Wegloop, Geneviève Clifford horns * 

ABOUT THIS CONCERT

To bring our international cycle of Schumann symphonies to a close, the MCO and Artistic Advisor Daniele Gatti focus on the composer's first, along with two of his other orchestral works, in this opening concert at the Kölner Philharmonie.

Until his first symphony, nicknamed Spring, was written, Schumann was known mostly for piano and vocal works. But as his wife Clara noted, "His compositions are all orchestral in feeling." The next step was obvious, and in hindsight, inevitable; Schumann completed the score in under a month. 

Combining this work with the Genoveva overture and the Konzertstück, with its unique concertante grouping of four horns, Daniele Gatti closes this latest chapter of our collaboration. He and the MCO first worked together on a production of Berg's Lulu in 2010, and after becoming Artistic Advisor of the Orchestra in 2016, embarked on a critically-acclaimed, multi-year Beethoven symphony cycle before shifting the focus exclusively to Schumann in 2019.


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CONCERTS THIS TOUR

11 January 2022 Ferrara

Tuesday 20:30pm / TEATRO COMUNALE CLAUDIO ABBADO

R. SCHUMANN 

Daniele Gatti conductor
José Vicente Castello, José Miguel Asensi, Jonathan Wegloop, Geneviève Clifford horns

12 January 2022 Reggio Emilia

Wednesday 20:30pm / TEATRO MUNICIPALE ROMOLO VALLI

R. SCHUMANN 

Daniele Gatti conductor

13 January 2022 Modena

Thursday 20:30pm / Fondazione Teatro Comunale di Modena

R. SCHUMANN 

Daniele Gatti conductor
José Vicente Castello, José Miguel Asensi, Jonathan Wegloop, Geneviève Clifford horns

14 January 2022 Cremona

Friday 20:30pm / Teatro Amilcare Ponchielli

R. SCHUMANN 

Daniele Gatti conductor