This month sees Carolin Widmann give two highly anticipated return performances with the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic and the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks as part of their BR-KLASSIK’s Musica Viva series.
This Thursday 11 January, Carolin will perform Korngold’s Violin Concerto with the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic at the Konserthuset Stockholm and will be joined on stage by conductor Daniel Blendulf. More information here.
Following her performance in Stockholm, Carolin will then return to Germany where she will perform Rebecca Saunders’ Still with Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks at the Herkulessaal der Residenz in Munich on 19 January. Written for Carolin in 2011, the work is “an astonishing sensory experience that takes its lead from the soloist’s ability to conjure a fantastic array of furious unearthly sounds from her instrument. The orchestral writing conjures up a hulking great beast that lumbers in the soloist’s wake – together the ensemble and soloist create pure sound of gut-wrenching power.” (Sam Johnstone, Bachtrack, August 2016). Carolin has previously performed this piece with the BBC Symphony Orchestra in 2013 as well as with the Junge Deutsche Philharmonie in 2016 to much critical acclaim.
Conducted by Ilan Volkov, this concert will be recorded for deferred broadcast on 30 January at 8.30pm (German time) by BR-KLASSIK. More information about the concert here.