Denmark’s Copenhagen Philharmonic Proclaims Honorary Visitor Conductor


(Photograph credit score: Eric Brissaud)

 

In accordance with an official assertion by the Copenhagen Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO), they’re extremely wanting ahead to the brand new collaboration with Christoph Eschenbach.

“Copenhagen Phil is an orchestra with fabulous potential,” wrote Eschenbach. “Throughout my [first] go to in October, I felt an actual involvement of each single musician and their pleasure in delivering wonderful and refined sound whereas making lovely music collectively.”

“I’m extremely wanting ahead to sharing this enthusiasm with the Copenhagen viewers at live shows of the very best high quality,” he added. Eschenbach’s new place with the CPO might be supported by the Louis-Hansen Basis.

Alongside his new function, Eschenbach will proceed to function chief conductor of the Konzerthausorchester Berlin up till 2023. Moreover, he’ll visitor conduct ensembles comparable to Germany’s Bamberg Symphony and Orchestre de Paris

Educated in Hamburg, his mentors included George Szell and Herbert von Karajan. In 1975, Eschenbach made his conducting debut with the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra.

His many honors embrace the German Federal Cross of Advantage, the Leonard Bernstein Prize, the 2015 Ernst von Siemens Music Prize. He was additionally made a Knight of France’s Legion of Honor.

“Eschenbach will be capable to add a world dimension with expertise from a number of the main worldwide orchestras, and Copenhagen Phil could have the chance to proceed the creative growth that the orchestra is in,” added Christine Wiberg-Lyng, Louis-Hansen Basis’s fund director. “It’s a growth and a chance that the Basis is completely satisfied to assist.”

 

JOHANNES BRAHMS | SYMPHONY NO. 4 | KONZERTHAUSORCHESTER BERLIN | CHRISTOPH ESCHENBACH | 2020

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