Organised by CLSX, the event platform of karsten witt musik management, the tour took the orchestra to the Elbphilharmonie, the Konzerthaus Berlin, and Bochum, under the direction of the new JSO principal conductor Steven Sloane. The orchestra gave concerts at the Ruhr Piano Festival and the Anneliese Brost Musikforum. Elisabeth Leonskaja was the piano soloist.more
Journalist Barry Davis (The Jerusalem Post) accompanied the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra's tour of Germany and drew an enthusiastic account of the first concert tour after the lockdown.
On 4 October, Peter Rundel on the podium of the Remix Ensemble will launch a new work by Jörg Widmann together with baritone Matthias Goerne in Porto. Schumannliebe will also be performed in the Kölner Philharmonie on 8 October and in the Elbphilharmonie on 10 October alongside Brice Pauset's Kinderszenen with Robert Schumann.
World premiere of the year: Vito Žuraj's first full-length opera Blühen came to the stage in Frankfurt in early 2023 under the musical direction of Michael Wendeberg and has now been named premiere of the year by Opernwelt magazine. In our interview, Vito Žuraj talks about his collaboration with librettist Händl Klaus, director Brigitte Fassbaender and the Ensemble Modern.