We are delighted to announce that Michael Sanderling will take over concerts with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra on September 19, 20, 21 and 23. In this week, his debut with the orchestra, he will conduct Bruckner Symphony No.3 preceded by Louis Andriessen’s Mysteriën, which was commissioned by the Concertgebouw and first performed by Mariss Jansons in 2013, in celebration of 125 years of both the orchestra and the Concertgebouw Hall.

2018/19 sees a number of important highlights for Michael Sanderling. This season marks his eighth and final season as Chief Conductor of Dresden Philharmonic, commencing on 25th August with the world premiere of Fazil Say’s Symphony No.4 Hope and Beethoven’s Symphony No.2. The orchestra are part way through a cycle of recordings for Sony Classics, pairing the Beethoven and Shostakovich Symphonies. The orchestra will tour to South America, visiting Sao Paolo, Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires and Santiago de Chile at the start of September.

As a guest conductor, Michael Sanderling will make a number of additional important debuts this season including Orchestre de Paris in November 2018 (with whom he conducts Frank Martin’s Six Monologues of Jedermann with Matthias Goerne and Liszt’s Dante Symphony) and Berlin Philharmonic (Haydn’s Cello Concerto No. 2 with the orchestra’s First Principal Cellist Bruno Delepelaire and Shostakovich Symphony No.7) at the end of May 2019.

Please visit www.concertgebouworkest.nl for more information and to purchase tickets.