Jubilee concert 100 Years RSB
Fanfare for orchestra (commissioned by the RSB, world premiere)
Orchestral Suite No. 3 op. 26 after the music for the film "Kuhle Wampe
Andantino in the style of Padre Martini for violoncello and piano
"Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg" - Prelude to Act 1
Symphony "Mathis the Painter 2nd movement "Grablegung
"Les Caractères de la danse" - 14 French dances for flute, two oboes, strings and basso continuo
Concerto en Ré - Concerto for violin and orchestra in D major 3rd and 4th movement
"Bagatelles for B." for orchestra and piano
Serenade for string orchestra C major op. 48 4th movement finale
Waltz from the opera "War and Peace" after Tolstoy op. 110a
"The Love for Three Oranges" - Concert Suite from the opera op. 33 a Movements 4 and 3 Scherzo and March
Vladimir Jurowski - Conductor
Vladimir Jurowski has been Chief Conductor and Artistic Director of the Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin since 2017. He has meanwhile extended his contract until 2027. In parallel, he has been General Music Director of the Bavarian State Opera in Munich since 2021.
After receiving training at the Moscow Conservatory The conductor, pianist and musicologist Vladimir Jurowski emigrated to Germany in 1990. Here he continued his studies at the music conservatories in Dresden and Berlin. In 1995 he made his international debut at the British Wexford Festival with Rimski-Korsakov’s Mainacht and in the same year at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden with Nabucco. Subsequently he was, among other things, First Kapellmeister of the Komische Oper Berlin (1997- 2001) and Music Director of the Glyndebourne Festival Opera (2001-2013). In 2003 Vladimir Jurowski was appointed Principal Guest Conductor of the London Philharmonic Orchestra and has been its Principal Conductor since 2007 until 2021. He was also Artistic Director of the State Academic Symphony Orchestra Yevgeny Svetlanov of the Russian Federation until 2021, Artistic Director of the International George Enescu Festival in Bucharest and Principal Artist of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment in Great Britain. He works regularly with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe and the ensemble unitedberlin.
Vladimir Jurowski has conducted the major orchestras of Europe and North America, including the Berlin, Vienna and New York Philharmonic Orchestras, the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam, the Cleveland and Philadelphia Orchestras, the Boston and Chicago Symphony Orchestras, the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich, the Staatskapelle Dresden and the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra.
He is a recurring guest conductor in in London, Berlin, Dresden, Luzern, Schleswig-Holstein und Grafenegg as well as at the Rostopowitsch-Festival. Although Vladimir Jurowski is invited as a guest conductor by top orchestras from all over the world, in future he would like to concentrate his activities on that geographical area which is acceptable to him from an ecological point of view.
In 2022/2023 he performed with the Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin in concerts in various cities in Germany, Italy and Antwerp in the Netherlands. The joint CD recordings of Vladimir Jurowski and the RSB began in 2015 with Alfred Schnittke’s Symphony No. 3, followed by works by Britten, Hindemith, Strauss, Mahler and soon again Schnittke.
Vladimir Jurowski has been the recipient of numerous awards for his achievements, including various international record prizes. In 2016, he was bestowed an honorary doctorate from Prince Charles at the Royal College of Music in London. In 2018, the Royal Philharmonic Society Music Awards named him Conductor of the Year. In summer 2020, Jurowski was awarded the Order of Cultural Merit by the Romanian President in recognition of his work as Artistic Director of the George Enescu Festival.
Simone Lamsma - Violin
With an extensive repertoire, Simone’s recent seasons have seen her perform with many of the world’s leading orchestras.
Notable recent highlights include her debut with the New York Philharmonic under Jaap van Zweden, the Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia with Antonio Pappano, the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen with Paavo Järvi at the Concertgebouw, the Gürzenich Orchester under Duncan Ward, the Helsinki Philharmonic under Olari Elts, her Berlin debut with the Konzerthaus Orchester and Juraj Valcuha and return invitations to the London Symphony Orchestra with Gianandrea Noseda, the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra with Jaap van Zweden, the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal with Louis Langrèe, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Rotterdam Phiharmonic, Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della Rai, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, MDR Sinfonieorchester, Yomiuri Nippon Symphony, Houston Symphony, National Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg and the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic.
Simone has performed with such major orchestras as the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Cleveland Orchestra, Seoul Philharmonic, San Francisco Symphony, Hong Kong Philharmonic, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic, Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Oslo Philharmonic, Iceland Symphony Orchestra, Finnish Radio Symphony, Les Siécles, Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France.
Simone performs with such eminent conductors as Jaap van Zweden, Vladimir Jurowski, François-Xavier Roth, Gianandrea Noseda, Sir Antonio Pappano, Paavo Järvi, Louis Langrée, Omer Meir
Wellber, Edward Gardner, Kent Nagano, Gustavo Gimeno, John Storgards, Sir Mark Elder, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Jukka-Pekka Saraste, James Gaffigan, Robert Trevino, Jiří Bělohlávek, Stéphane Denève, Hannu Lintu, Case Scaglione, Juraj Valcuha, Stanislav Kochanovsky, Edo de Waart, Marc Albrecht, Karina Canellakis, Simone Young, Elim Chan, Fabien Gabel, Andris Poga and Mark Wigglesworth.
In 2022 Simone’s most recent recording was released to great acclaim, featuring late works by Rautavaara, including a world première, with the Malmö Symphony and Robert Trevino for the Ondine label.
Other recordings include Shostakovich’s first violin concerto and Gubaidulina’s In Tempus praesens with the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic under James Gaffigan and Reinbert de Leeuw on Challenge Classics, and a recital disc of works by Mendelssohn, Janáček and Schumann CD with pianist Robert Kulek also on Challenge Classics.
In 2019, Simone was made a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Music in London, an honour limited to 300 former Academy students, and awarded to those musicians who have distinguished themselves within the profession.
Simone plays the “Mlynarski” Stradivarius (1718), on generous loan to her by an anonymous benefactor.
Konstanze von Gutzeit
Konstanze von Gutzeit - Violoncello
Born into a family of musicians, Konstanze von Gutzeit began playing the cello at the age of three. She completed her studies from the age of thirteen with Heinrich Schiff in Vienna, and later with Jens Peter Maintz in Berlin and Wolfgang Emanuel Schmidt in Weimar.
Since 2012 Konstanze von Gutzeit has held the position of principal cellist of the Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin. She is also internationally active as a soloist and chamber musician. She has performed with the Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin, the Bochumer Sinfoniker, the Vienna, Munich and Stuttgart Chamber Orchestras, the Kammerakademie Potsdam, the Bruckner Orchestra Linz and many others. She has worked with conductors such as Kurt Masur, Vladimir Jurowski, Michael Sanderling, Marek Janowski, Alexander Shelley and Yuri Bashmet. She has appeared at festivals such as the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival, the Lucerne Festival, the Verbier Festival and the Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern in numerous recitals and chamber music concerts.
From the beginning of her musical career, Konstanze von Gutzeit drew attention to herself through numerous international competition successes. She is a prizewinner of the Grand Prix Emanuel Feuermann 2010 and the International Prague Spring Competition 2012. In 2013 she was awarded 1st prize at the “Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy” University Competition in Berlin as well as the interdisciplinary “Mendelssohn Prize”. She was also the winner of the Domenico Gabrielli Competition in Berlin, the “Gradus ad Parnassum” Competition in Austria, the “International Gianni Bergamo Classic Music Award” in Switzerland and the “International Suggia Prize” in Portugal. At the German Music Competition 2010 she was awarded a scholarship by the German Music Council and included in the national selection “Concerts of Young Artists”.
Konstanze von Gutzeit plays a cello by Gioffredo Cappa from 1677 as well as a new instrument by the Berlin instrument maker Ragnar Hayn from 2017.
Partner orchestra of the RSB
9 October 1923, 8 o’clock in the evening:
German radio broadcasts its very first official radio programme from Berlin.
From the very first minute: music played by pioneers of the Berlin Radio Orchestra, which was founded a short time later and is now the Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra (RSB).
Experience German history of the 20th century at first hand in our celebratory concert, fascinatingly reflected in 100 years of orchestral history in the service of radio in Berlin. Celebrate with the RSB, which is in the best possible position to do so, the RSB as it embarks on the orchestral landscape of the future.
The concert takes place without intermission.
The anniversary concert will be broadcast on 29.10.2023 20:03 on Deutschlandfunk Kultur.
“Don Quixote” – An adventurous tale of heroes
Moderated rehearsal with Vladimir Jurowski
in cooperation with Südddeutsche Zeitung