At the Al-Farabi Music Academy, young people who have fled to Berlin and children from Berlin experience the unifying power of music. The children's choirs of the academy are guests at the Konzerthaus on 9 June and will interpret Arabic love songs by Fairuz, Umm Kulthum and others with the Konzerthaus Orchestra under Holly Hyun Choe and the Ensemble Syriab.more
A Summer Night's Love
Holly Hyun Choe will conduct musical love stories with Arabic songs and with Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy's A Midsummer Night's Dream compositions at the Konzerthaus Berlin on 9 June.
"Drastic and clear" - "strong and accurate": Johannes Klumpp received enthusiastic reviews for his conducting of the two opera premieres From a House of the Dead and The Makropulos Affair on April 30 at the Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden. The Janáček double bill was performed again in May; individually, the operas will be shown until July.
Vito Žuraj's first full-length opera Blühen was premiered in Frankfurt in January 2023 and received enthusiastic reviews. Before the world premiere, we spoke to the composer about his collaboration with librettist Händl Klaus, director Brigitte Fassbaender and the Ensemble Modern, which played under Michael Wendeberg.