On November 2-13, 2019, one of the most notable symphony orchestras in Russia, Novosibirsk Academic Symphony Orchestra, will tour Germany. The musicians will present their concert program in eleven cities as part of the international cultural project "Russian Seasons" in Germany.
Thus, representatives of the Novosibirsk State Philharmonic can be heard in Wiesbaden, Dortmund, Quakenbrück, Witten, Mülheim an der Ruhr, Cologne, Gütersloh, Lohr am Main, Erlangen, Tübingen, Bietigheim-Bissingen. The orchestra is conducted by Thomas Sanderling.
Created in 1956 by the People's Artist of the USSR, Professor Arnold Katz, Novosibirsk Academic Symphony Orchestra has performed across Russia and abroad, and participated in the most prestigious Russian and international music festivals and other important musical events of the country.
To date, the orchestra that consists of more than 100 musicians has given over 5,500 concerts featuring compositions that range in time between Johann Sebastian Bach and composers of pre-Bach epoch to the modern classical music.
In 2017, maestro Thomas Sanderling took the position of the Orchestra's Art Director and Senior Conductor. Over the past two years the orchestra toured Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, China, Spain, and the UK. International Trans-Siberian Art Festival is one of the most important artistic events in the life of the orchestra which is the Festival's core attraction.
Novosibirsk State Philharmonic was founded on January 1, 1937. It is the leading concert organization of Russia, and the largest one in the country, at that. The cornerstone of the Philharmonic Society is the Novosibirsk Academic Symphony Orchestra that is now led by Art Director and Senior Conductor Thomas Sanderling along with Senior Guest Conductor Fabio Mastrangelo.
Apart from the Novosibirsk Academic Symphony Orchestra, there are 19 other ensembles at the Philharmonic that offer their adult and children audiences classical, jazz, pop, folk, musical and literary, and educational concert programs.
Program and venue:
November 2–13 – Wiesbaden, Dortmund, Quakenbrück, Witten, Mülheim an der Ruhr, Cologne, Gütersloh, Lohr am Main, Erlangen, Tübingen, Bietigheim-Bissingen.