Young Euro Classic 2021

Author: EuroArts Music International

Young Euro Classic is the world's most important platform for young musicians in the European classical music tradition and for its development.

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    Young Euro Classic - Here plays the future! © Young Euro Classic

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    Young Euro Classic in concert © Young Euro Classic

After the pandemic upended everyone’s world last year and Young Euro Classic could only take place in a downsized version, the festival is back in full force this year, once again welcoming the most talented youth orchestras worldwide. To conform with local hygiene regulations, concerts will have a maximum length of 70 minutes and no intermission. Furthermore, only 60 musicians can be placed on the stage in the main auditorium, thereby affecting the repertoire as monumental orchestral works have to give way for more compact classical and romantic works. Concerts will take place at the Konzerthaus Berlin as usual, but to accommodate hygiene regulations they will be broadcasted to a live audience outside at Gendarmenmarkt.

EuroArts will produce five concerts, three of which will be aired on Arte Concert, and two on Deutsche Welle. A 60minute highlight version will be available for TV distribution later this year.

5 Aug 2021
Wiener Jeunesse Orchester (Austria) Herbert Böck (conductor) Daniel Auner (violin)

6 Aug 2021
Bundesjugendorchester (Germany) Elias Grandy (conductor)

7 Aug 2021
National Youth Orchestra of Romania (Romania) Cristian Mandeal (conductor) Daniel Ciobanu (piano)

8 Aug2021
O/Modernt New Generation Orchestra (Sweden)
Hugo Ticciati (violin, artistic director) Luciana Mancini (mezzo-soprano) Marcelo Nisinman (bandoneon) Julian Arp (cello) Leandro Mancini-Olivos (percussion) Andrei Pushkarev (vibraphone)

9 Aug 2021
Schleswig-Holstein Festival Orchester (international) Andris Poga (conductor)

Original title Young Euro Classic 2021
Genre Classical Music
Recording location Konzerthaus Berlin
Recording date 5.-9.8.2021
Production year 2021
TV Director Andreas Morell, Nele Münchmeyer, Torben Jacobsen
Production Company EuroArts Music International GmbH
Co-Production Company Young Euro Classic, ZDF/Arte
Distribution TV EuroArts Music International GmbH
Orchestra / Band Wiener Jeunesse Orchester
Conductor Herbert Böck
Soloist Daniel Auner (violin)
Composer Prokofiev, Schwertsik, Schubert
English title of music work SERGEY PROKOFIEV: Symphony No. 1 in D-major Op. 25 “Symphonie Classique” (1916-1917); Symphonic Suite from “The Love for Three Oranges” Op. 33 a (1919); KURT SCHWERTSIK: Violin Concerto No. 2 Op. 81 “Albayzin and Sacromonte” (2000); FRANZ SCHUBERT: Symphony No. 7 B-minor D.759 “Unfinished” (1822)
Orchestra / Band Bundesjugendorchester
Conductor Elias Grandy
Composer Beethoven, Rautavaara, Dvorák
English title of music work LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN: Leonore Overture No. 3 Op. 72 (1806); EINOJUHANI RAUTAVAARA: “A Requiem in Our Time” Op. 3 (1953); ANTONÍN DVOŘÁK: Symphony No. 9 in E-minor Op. 95 “From the New World” (1893)
Orchestra / Band National Youth Orchestra of Romania
Conductor Cristian Mandeal
Soloist Daniel Ciobanu (piano)
Composer Silvestri, Shostakovich, Schumann
English title of music work CONSTANTIN SILVESTRI: Three pieces for String Orchestra op. 4 No. 2 (1933/1950); DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH: Piano Concerto No. 2 in F-major Op. 102 (1957); ROBERT SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 1 B-flat-major Op. 38 "Spring Symphony" (1841)
Orchestra / Band O/Modernt New Generation Orchestra
Soloist Hugo Ticciati (violin, artistic director) Luciana Mancini (mezzo-soprano) Marcelo Nisinman (bandoneon) Julian Arp (cello) Leandro Mancini-Olivos (percussion) Andrei Pushkarev (vibraphone)
Composer Von Bingen, María Grever, Maskats, Nisinman, Blázquez, Piazzolla, Anonymous
English title of music work HILDEGARD VON BINGEN: “Vos flores rosarum” (arr. Johannes Marmén); MARÍA GREVER: “Alma mia“ (arr. Johannes Marmén); ARTURS MASKATS: “Summer Dreams“ for Violin, Mezzosoprano und String Orchestra (2020, German Premiere); MARCELO NISINMAN: “Gaia’s Tango“ for Cello, Bandoneon and Strings (2021, German Premiere): ELADIA BLÁZQUEZ: “Sin Piel“ (2000, arr. Sverre Indris Joner); ASTOR PIAZZOLLA: “Verano Porteño“ (1965) and “Invierno Porteño“ (1969) from “Estaciones Portenas" (arr. Leonid Desyatnikov); “Yo soy María“ from “María de Buenos Aires“ (1968, arr. Sverre Joner); ANONYMOUS: “Nani Nani” Sephardic Lullaby
Orchestra / Band Schleswig-Holstein Festival Orchester
Conductor Andris Poga
Composer Schubert, Tchaikovsky
English title of music work FRANZ SCHUBERT: “Rendering” for Orchestra; by Luciano Berio based on sketches and motifs by F. Schubert (1989); PIOTR I. TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 5 in E-minor Op. 64 (1888)


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