„Schöne Töne“ Live
with the RSB
Ralf Sochaczewsky and Sven Helbig (Moderation)
Radio show live together on stage
Ralf Sochaczewsky - Conductor
Sven Helbig - Presentation
Ralf Sochaczewsky - Conductor
Ralf Sochaczewsky received conducting lessons under Christian Grube and Marc Piollet at the Berlin University of the Arts. Later he studied choir conducting under Jörg-Peter Weigle and orchestral conducting under Prof. Reuter at the Hochschule für Musik “Hanns Eisler”.
He directs the Berlin choir Cantus Domus, with which he won a 1st prize at the Berlin Choir Competition in 2017 and a 3rd prize at the 8th Choir Competition of the Deutscher Musikrat in Dortmund . From 1998 to 2012, he conducted the Ensemberlino Vocale choir and successfully participated in choir competitions (1st prize at Chorfest Bremen (Bremen Choir Festival) 2008).
He regularly works with choirs like the Berlin Vocalconsort, the Cappella Amsterdam, the RIAS Kammerchor, and the Berliner Rundfunkchor.
In 2016, he conducted the European premiere of the oratorio “Anthracite Fields” by Julia Wolfe, which won the Pulitzer Prize in 2015, with the DR Vocalensemble and Bang on a Can-All Stars.
Ralf Sochaczewsky has performed with orchestras such as the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the Konzerthausorchester Berlin, the National Radio Orchestra Bucharest, and the Chamber Orchestra of the Minsk Philharmonic. He conducted operas at the Bolshoi Theatre Moscow, the Komische Oper Berlin, the Opera National du Rhin, and the Lithuanian National Opera.
Ralf Sochaczewsky collaborated with various pop groups and artists such as Stargaze and André de Ridder, Bon Iver, Damien Rice, Lisa Hannigan, and Tocotronic. With Cantus Domus, he is a regular guest at festivals such as HaldernPop and KalternPop.
He teaches choral conducting at the Hochschule für Musik “Hanns Eisler”. For his great service to the Berlin choir scene, the Chorverband Berlin awarded him the Geschwister Mendelssohn Medal in 2017.
Sat 7 November 2020 - 8 pm Haus des Rundfunks
Route directions & parking location
Haus des Rundfunks
The Haus des Rundfunks is easily accessed by public transport:
Bus M49, 104, 218, 349, N42 to Haus des Rundfunks
Underground U2 to Theodor-Heuss-Platz + 5 minutes walk
Parking spaces are available in front of the fair/conference halls (Messehallen 18/19). Additional traffic may be expected on fair days.
There is a lift for the steps to the foyer of the Haus des Rundfunks, which can be operated by security service staff at the entrance. Disabled toilets and the stalls of the Great Broadcasting Hall can be reached from here, on the same ground-floor level.
Please note that visitors may not take large bags, rucksacks or coats into the concert hall with them. However, coats can be handed in free of charge at the cloakrooms in the entrance foyer. Please collect your coats and items of luggage as soon as possible after the end of the concert.
There is no fixed dress code for concerts by the RSB. Depending on your taste and how you feel most comfortable, you can attend in suit or evening gown, or in jeans and a T-shirt, for example.
Drinks and small snacks are sold at the bar in the foyer before concerts.