Haydn Philharmonic June 2018 Arrival Information!

Haydn Philharmonic

Conductor/Cello: Nicola Altstedt

In 1987, during the Cold War, maestro Adam Fischer formed a group of the best musicians from Austria and Hungary.

The formation of the band is based on the idea of ​​​​"overcoming borders with music" for peace.

From the 2015-16 season, the up-and-coming cellist Nicola Altstedt took over the baton from Fischer.

The Haydn Philharmonic is building a new era.

Conductor/cello Nicola Altstedt 

Conductor, Cello Nicolas Altstaedt

One of the most exciting and successful young artists of his generation.

As a soloist and conductor, he is also a multi-artist demanded by the current music world, captivating audiences with his repertoire ranging from baroque to contemporary.

As a conductor, he visited Japan with the Haydn Philharmonic in June 2018, and has worked with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, the Belgian National Orchestra, the Hong Kong Sinfonietta, and Les Violons du Roi. In the 2017/18 season, he gave the Finnish premiere of the new Cello Concerto, composed and conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen, at the Helsinki Festival, followed by his debut with the Philharmonia Orchestra. Since then, he has toured with famous orchestras in Europe and America, and is scheduled to perform with the Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra in 2019.

Born in 1982 to a family of one German and one French, he was one of the last students of the famous Russian cellist Boris Pergamenschikov, who worked with Gidon Kremer and others. in Berlin, and later studied under Eberhard Felts.

After winning several international music competitions, he won the Borletti-Buitoni Foundation Prize in 2009. Earlier in 2010, he was awarded the Credit Suisse Young Artist Award and was given the honor of performing Schumann's Cello Concerto with the Vienna Philharmonic under Gustavo Dudamel at the Lucerne Festival.

Since early September 2010, Altstedt has been one of the few members of the BBC's New Generation Artists scheme. The award includes performances with the BBC Symphony Orchestra at major music festivals and concert halls in the UK.

From 2012, at the recommendation of Gidon Kremer, he succeeded Kremer as the new artistic director of the Rockenhaus Chamber Music Festival.

Since then, he has performed with the Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra under the direction of N.Marriner, N.Järvi, R.Norrington, D.Russell Davis, A.Fischer, V.Fedoseyev, V.Ashkenazy and A.Boreyko. He has performed with the Vienna Symphony Orchestra, the Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra (formerly the Youth Orchestra), the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra, the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, the Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, and the Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra.

In 2011-2012, he made his debut at the Vienna Musikverein with the Tonkünstler Orchestra conducted by J. Tate, and toured throughout Germany and China with the German Federal Youth Orchestra. He has performed with the BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by A. Davis, M. Brabbins and M. Pincher, the Auckland Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Lille National Orchestra conducted by Jean-Claude Casadesus.

In 2014, he succeeded Adam Fischer as artistic director of the Haydn Philharmonic.

Altstedt also has a deep sympathy for contemporary composers such as Kurtag Györg, Jörg Widmann, Moritz Eggert, Sofia Gubaidulina, Thomas Adès, HK Gruber, Thomas Larcher, Raphael Merlin and Fazil Say. There are also many collaborations with other composers.

His frequent chamber musicians include Alexander Ronkwich, José Gallardo, Pekka Kuusisto, Barnabas Kelemen, Yuri Bashmet and the Ebène Quartet. He also served as one of the few European members of the Lincoln Center Chamber Music Society in New York for the 2009-2012 season.

Also on CD, he recorded CPE Bach's cello concerto, and in 2017 received the BBC Music Magazine's "Concerto Award", and his concerto recordings have always been highly acclaimed.

The instrument used is Giulio Cesare Gigli around 1760.

Official website: https://www.nicolas-altstaedt.com/

Nicolas Altstaedt & Österreichisch-Ungarische Haydn Philharmonie

Haydn Philharmonic

Haydn Philharmonie

Founded in 1987 by members of the Vienna Philharmonic and the Hungarian National Philharmonic under conductor Adam Fischer. At the time, before the fall of the Iron Curtain, Fischer's idea was to "bring together the best musicians from both Austria and Hungary and perform Haydn's works together to overcome borders musically." homes gathered.

From the 2015/16 season, Nicola Altstedt will serve as artistic director, and the name of the orchestra will only be written as "Haydn Philharmonic". The 2016/2017 season will feature performances of Haydn's "The Creation" at Esterházy Castle, a live broadcast of Beethoven's "Fidelio" by the Austrian Broadcasting Corporation, a 7-performance China tour, and conductors such as Marc Minkowski and Mikko Franck. Also noteworthy are his co-starring performances with conductors and soloists who are attracting the most attention today, such as Alexander Ronkwig (piano), François Leroux (oboe), and Sharon Cam (clarinet), in Vienna and other parts of Europe. became.

Based in Eisenstadt, Haydn Saal (where Haydn wrote many songs) in Esterházy Castle. The orchestra consisted of 45 musicians, slightly more than at the time when Haydn was music director of Esterházy Castle, and included works by Haydn and his contemporaries, romantic and contemporary works, Haydn's operas and Eisenstadt. The concert program faithfully reproduces the Haydn Festival, which continues to fascinate audiences not only in Central Europe but all over the world.

He has been invited to many international music festivals such as the Vienna Konzerthaus and Musikverein, the Budapest Spring Music Festival, the BBC Proms (London), and the Mostly Mozart Festival (New York). The Haydn Orchestra has established itself as the one and only Haydn Orchestra in the world, receiving high acclaim on tours in , the United States and Japan.

All Haydn symphonies from 1987 to 2001 are recorded on Nimbus Records. Recordings 40-54 among them were honored with Gramophone magazine's "Best of the Year" award. Since 2004, he has been working on the re-recording of Haydn's "London Symphony" using surround sound technology at Dublinghaus und Grimm. The first two releases in this series won the 2006 and 2008 Echo Classic Awards respectively. It won Gramophone Magazine's "Best of the Year" award again.

In 2009, Haydn's year, the 200th anniversary of Haydn's death concert "Creation" at Esterházy Castle was relayed to countries around the world (broadcast by NHK in Japan), attracting even more attention. In addition to the Japan tour in November and December, he has been invited to perform at the Wiener Konzerthaus, the Palace of Arts (Budapest), the Luxembourg Philharmonic, the National Concert Hall (Madrid), and has also performed in Switzerland and Germany. Both tours have been well received.

Official website: https://www.haydnphil.com/

Performance information

Program A

FJ Haydn: Symphony No. 92 in G major, Hob. I-92 "Oxford"

FJ Haydn: Symphony No.92 in G major, Hob.I:92 “Oxford”

FJ Haydn: Cello Concerto No. 1 in C major, Hob. VIIb-1

FJ Haydn: Cello Concerto No.1 in C major, Hob.VIIb:1

FJ Haydn: Symphony No. 94 in G major, Hob. I-94 "Surprise"

FJ Haydn: Symphony No.94 in G major, Hob.I:94 “Surprise”

Program B

FJ Haydn: Symphony No. 94 in G major, Hob. I-94 "Surprise"

FJ Haydn: Symphony No.94 in G major, Hob.I:94 “Surprise”

FJ Haydn: Cello Concerto No. 1 in C major, Hob. VIIb-1

FJ Haydn: Cello Concerto No.1 in C major, Hob.VIIb:1

WA Mozart: Symphony No. 41 in C major KV551 "Jupiter"

WAMozart: Symphony No.41 in C major, KV551 “Jupiter”

*Please note that the songs and the order of the songs are subject to change.

[Fukuoka] Sunday, June 24, 15:00

Acros Fukuoka Symphony Hall

All seats reserved S seat: 10,000 yen A seat: 8,000 yen (student ticket 4,000 yen)

Program B

Sponsored by: ACROS Fukuoka

Contact: Acros Fukuoka Ticket Center Tel. 092-725-9112

[Hokkaido] Tuesday, June 26, 19:00

Sapporo Concert Hall Kitara

All seats reserved S seat: 8,000 yen A seat: 6,000 yen B seat: 4,000 yen U25 seat (each seat) 2,000 yen

Program A

Organizer: Sapporo Concert Hall Kitara

Inquiries: Kitara Ticket Center Tel. 011-520-1234

[Aichi] Wednesday, June 27, 19:00

Kariya City Cultural Center Iris

All seats reserved: S seat: 7,000 yen A seat: 6,000 yen Student ticket 3,000 yen

Program B

Organizer: Pro Arte Musice

Contact: Kariya City Cultural Center Tel. 0566-21-7430

[Nagano] Thursday, June 28, 19:00

Nagano City Arts Center Main Hall

All seats reserved: SS seats: 4,000 yen S seats: 3,000 yen A seats: 2,000 yen / U25 seats (50% off each seat)

Program B

Organizer: Nagano City Culture and Arts Foundation

Contact: NCAC Ticket Center Tel. 026-219-3191

[Tokyo] Saturday, June 30, 14:00

Suntory Hall

All seats reserved S seat: 15,000 yen A seat: 13,000 yen B seat: 10,000 yen C seat: 8,000 yen

Program A

Organizer: Pro Arte Musice

Contact: Pro Arte Musice Tel. 03-3943-6677

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