Omer Meir Wellber / fot. Luca Pezzani
Omer Meir Wellber / fot. Luca Pezzani
Orchestral concerts
Piotr Anderszewski and The NFM Wrocław Philharmonic
31.01
Fri.
7:00 PM
NFM, Main Hall
Programme:

A. Schnittke Moz-Art à la Haydn 
L. van Beethoven   Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major op. 15  
***
D. Shostakovich Symphony No. 9 in E flat major  op. 70

Performers:

Omer Meir Wellber – conductor
Piotr Anderszewski – piano
NFM Wrocław Philharmonic

Duration:
120 minut
Venue:
NFM, Main Hall
plac Wolności 1, 50-071 Wrocław
Pricelists:
from 10 to 170 zł

Piotr Anderszewski currently enjoys the fame of one of the most talented piano virtuosos. In Wrocław, he will present his interpretation of an early concerto by Ludwig van Beethoven. He will be accompanied by the NFM Wrocław Philharmonic, which, under the baton of Omer Meir Wellber, will also perform works by Alfred Schnittke and Dmitry Shostakovich.

The concert will begin with a performance of Alfred Schnittke’s work – Moz-Art à la Haydn. It was written in 1977 and is intended for two violins and a small string orchestra. In this piece, the composer freely uses quotations from various works by Haydn and Mozart. The former is represented by fragments of the Farewell Symphony in F sharp minor, while the latter is present with a quotation from the Symphony in G minor KV 550, and sketches from an unfinished humorous pantomime. The material authored by the two Classicists was processed by Schnittke using modern means of articulation and harmonics, which gives the impression of listening to the Viennese geniuses presented in a distorting mirror. The elements of performance art are equally important in this work. The performance of Moz-Art à la Haydn begins with the lights turned off, in the finale the musicians leave the stage one by one, and at the end only the conductor remains on the stage, keeping time.

The Concerto in C major op. 15 Ludwig van Beethoven is known as the first of his piano concertos, it was written after the Second Concerto in B flat major. The numbering comes from the order in which these works were published. The C major concerto also shows influences from the works of Joseph Haydn and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. It is cheerful in mood, balanced in proportions, and follows the traditional three-part formal scheme. Beethoven’s expressive personality is revealed by his sometimes bold harmonic ideas. The first performer of the brilliant and virtuosic solo part was the composer, who premiered the work in 1800 in Vienna.

In the second part of the concert, Wellber will conduct Dmitry Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 9 in E flat major, written in 1945. The composer had previously announced the creation of a powerful work for a large orchestra, chorus and soloists, which would be the apotheosis of the victory over nazi Germany. Instead, he composed a clear, short, compact and witty piece, completely devoid of pathos. Although the audience immediately loved The Ninth Symphony, Soviet critics rebuked it for its alleged “ideological weakness”, and the censorship soon banned its performance. Today, Shostakovich’s Ninth is a fixture of orchestral repertoire, but, as with many of his works, the narrative is like a roman a clef, as the composer included camouflaged quotations from other famous “ninths”, and among them the most famous one, by Ludwig van Beethoven. 

NFM Audio Player - obsługa komponentu Event

NFM Video Panel - obsługa komponentu Event

Shunske Sato & Wrocław Baroque Orchestra
 
20.09
Fri.
7:00 PM
NFM, Red Hall
Insula Orchestra
Laurence Equilbey / Lucas Debargue
29.09
Sun.
6:00 PM
NFM, Main Hall
Back to Future
NFM Choir and NFM Wrocław Philharmonic Season Opening
04.10
Fri.
7:00 PM
NFM, Main Hall
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Vasily Petrenko / Yunchan Lim
10.10
Thu.
7:00 PM
NFM, Main Hall
Become Ocean
Jonathan Fournel / Mirian Khukhunaishvili
11.10
Fri.
7:00 PM
NFM, Main Hall
Emmanuel Pahud & NFM Leopoldinum Orchestra
NFM Leopoldinum Orchestra Season Opening
19.10
Sat.
6:00 PM
NFM, Main Hall
Just Like Old Times
Michał Klauza / Jakub Jakowicz
25.10
Fri.
7:00 PM
NFM, Main Hall
Mille Affetti
Wrocław Baroque Orchestra Season Opening
27.10
Sun.
6:00 PM
NFM, Main Hall
Resurrection
Karel Mark Chichon / NFM Wrocław Philharmonic
08.11
Fri.
7:00 PM
NFM, Main Hall
Orawa
Alexander Sitkovetsky / NFM Leopoldinum Orchestra
08.11
Fri.
7:30 PM
NFM, Red Hall
Józef Zeidler & Wrocław Baroque Ensemble
 
09.11
Sat.
7:00 PM
NFM, Main Hall, reversed stage
Awake Thou that Sleepest
Jarosław Thiel / Wrocław Baroque Orchestra
14.11
Thu.
7:00 PM
NFM, Red Hall
Beczała & Radvanovsky – Opera Gala
Gianluca Marcianò / NFM Wrocław Philharmonic
21.11
Thu.
7:00 PM
NFM, Main Hall
Buy ticket
Last tickets!
Orpheus Returns. Andrzej Markowski in Memoriam
Jacek Kaspszyk / Elina Vähälä
29.11
Fri.
7:00 PM
NFM, Main Hall
The Cello Effect
Andreas Brantelid / NFM Leopoldium Orchestra
01.12
Sun.
6:00 PM
NFM, Red Hall
Fantastic Shine
Christoph Eschenbach / Niek Baar
13.12
Fri.
7:00 PM
NFM, Main Hall
L'enfance du Christ
Paul McCreesh / NFM Wrocław Philharmonic
20.12
Fri.
7:00 PM
NFM, Main Hall
Virtuoso
Bartłomiej Nizioł / Wrocław Baroque Orchestra
22.12
Sun.
6:00 PM
NFM, Main Hall, reversed stage
Komm
Giovanni Antonini / Wrocław Baroque Ensemble
07.01
Tue.
7:00 PM
NFM, Main Hall, reversed stage
Mozart and Kraggerud
Henning Kraggerud / NFM Leopoldinum Orchestra
10.01
Fri.
7:00 PM
NFM, Red Hall
Avdeeva Plays Chopin
Jarosław Thiel / Wrocław Baroque Orchestra
17.01
Fri.
7:00 PM
NFM, Main Hall
Chantefleurs et chantefables
Christoph Eschenbach / Marisol Montalvo
24.01
Fri.
7:00 PM
NFM, Main Hall
Nigun
Elena Bashkirova / NFM Leopoldinum Orchestra
25.01
Sat.
6:00 PM
NFM, Red Hall
Jakub Józef Orliński & Wrocław Baroque Orchestra
 
02.02
Sun.
6:00 PM
NFM, Main Hall
The Three Classicists
István Várdai / NFM Wrocław Philharmonic
07.02
Fri.
7:00 PM
NFM, Main Hall
Atom String Quartet & NFM Leopoldinum Orchestra
 
16.02
Sun.
6:00 PM
NFM, Main Hall
Élan vital
Angela Hewitt / Karel Mark Chichon
21.02
Fri.
7:00 PM
NFM, Main Hall
A Simple Symphony
Timothy Ridout / NFM Leopoldinum Orchestra
22.02
Sat.
6:00 PM
NFM, Red Hall
Coincidence
Tomaszewski / Myrczek / Bywalec
22.02
Sat.
7:00 PM
NFM, Main Hall
"Wagner" Symphony
Dima Slobodeniouk / Stefan Dohr
28.02
Fri.
7:00 PM
NFM, Main Hall
Bomsori Kim and the NFM Wrocław Philharmonic
80 Years of PWM Edition
07.03
Fri.
7:00 PM
NFM, Main Hall
Power of Progress
Tzimon Barto / Christoph Eschenbach
14.03
Fri.
7:00 PM
NFM, Sala Główna
Mountain / Original Picture Soundtrack
Richard Tognetti / Australian Chamber Orchestra
15.03
Sat.
6:00 PM
NFM, Main Hall
Australian Chamber Orchestra & NFM Leopoldinum Orchestra
 
16.03
Sun.
6:00 PM
NFM, Main Hall
Scheherezade
Karel Mark Chichon / NFM Wrocław Philharmonic
21.03
Fri.
7:00 PM
NFM, Main Hall
Uncommon Man
Iveta Apkalna / Giancarlo Guerrero
28.03
Fri.
7:00 PM
NFM, Main Hall
Gratitude
Joseph Swensen / NFM Leopoldinum Orchestra
29.03
Sat.
6:00 PM
NFM, Red Hall
Membra Jesu Nostri
Andrzej Kosendiak / Wrocław Baroque Ensemble
30.03
Sun.
6:00 PM
NFM, Main Hall, reversed stage
Ode to Joy
Christoph Eschenbach / NFM Wrocław Philharmonic
04.04
Fri.
7:00 PM
NFM, Main Hall
Metamorphoses
Alexander Sitkovetsky / NFM Leopoldinum Orchestra
05.04
Sat.
6:00 PM
NFM, Red Hall
Marc Minkowski – St John Passion
Wrocław Baroque Orchestra
13.04
Sun.
6:00 PM
NFM, Main Hall
Seven Last Words from the Cross
Andrzej Kosendiak / NFM Leopoldinum Orchestra
16.04
Wed.
7:00 PM
NFM, Main Hall
Depths of the Soul
Christoph Eschenbach
25.04
Fri.
7:00 PM
NFM, Main Hall
Dresdner Philharmonie
Boris Giltburg / Krzysztof Urbański
09.05
Fri.
7:00 PM
NFM, Main Hall
Sergei Babayan & NFM Wrocław Philharmonic
Jacek Kaspszyk
10.05
Sat.
6:00 PM
NFM, Main Hall
Lorenza Borrani & NFM Leopoldinum Orchestra
 
11.05
Sun.
6:00 PM
NFM, Red Hall
NEOJIBA Orchestra
Ricardo Castro / Guido Sant’Anna
19.05
Mon.
7:00 PM
NFM, Main Hall
Titan. NFM Wrocław Philharmonic Season Finale
Christoph Eschenbach / NFM Wrocław Philharmonic
30.05
Fri.
7:00 PM
NFM, Main Hall
Krzysztof Jabłoński & Lower Silesian Philharmonic Orchestra
Marek Wroniszewski
06.06
Fri.
7:00 PM
NFM, Main Hall
Giovanni Sollima & Cello Chronicles
NFM Leopoldinum Orchestra Season Finale
13.06
Fri.
7:00 PM
NFM, Main Hall
Jean-Guihen Queyras and Schumann
Jarosław Thiel / Wrocław Baroque Orchestra
20.06
Fri.
7:00 PM
NFM, Main Hall

NOTE! This site uses cookies and similar technologies.

Like most websites, we use cookies to facilitate online booking and to ensure we give you the best possible experience on our website. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume you're happy to receive cookies. You can learn more about changing your settings in our Privacy Policy. Learn more

Accept & close
Newsletter Melomana
We announce new concerts, we remind you about the start of ticket sales, we let you know about the last vacancies
Register