Myung Whun Chung conduct Mahler

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Myung Whun Chung in La Fenice Theater
Symphony No. 9 by Gustav Mahler

Symphony No. 9 by Gustav Mahler was written between 1908 and 1909, and was the last symphony that he completed. It is actually his tenth symphony, as Mahler gave no ordinal number to his symphony with voices Das Lied von der Erde. A typical performance takes about 75 to 90 minutes. Though the work is often described as being in the key of D major, the tonal scheme of the symphony as a whole is progressive. While the opening movement is in D major, the finale is in D♭major.

Myung-Whun Chung, born in Korea, makes his debut as a pianist at the age of seven, at 21 he wins second prize at the Tchaikovsky Piano Competition in Moscow. In 1979 he became assistant to Carlo Maria Giulini at the Los Angeles Philharmonic, where in 1981 he was appointed associate director. From 1984 to 1990 he was music director of the Saarbrücken Radio Symphony Orchestra, from 1987 to 1992 principal guest conductor of the Teatro Comunale di Firenze, between 1989 and 1994 musical director of the Orchestra dell’Opéra de Paris-Bastille and since 1997 to 2005 principal conductor of the Orchestra of the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome. In 1995 he founded the Asia Philharmonic, formed by the best musicians from 8 Asian countries. In 2005 he was appointed music director of the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra and in 2016 he was appointed honorary musical director of the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra. Since 2011 he has been principal guest conductor of the Staatskapelle Dresden. From 2000 to 2015, Myung-Whun Chung was musical director of the Orchester Philharmonique de Radio France, of which he has been the honorary director since 2016. 

He has directed many of the most prestigious orchestras in the world, including Berliner and Wiener Philharmoniker, Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Bayerischer Rundfunk, New York Philharmonic, Orchestra of the Metropolitan in New York, the main orchestras in London, Paris, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland and Philadelphia.

Website: www.teatrolafenice.it

Location: La Fenice Theater, Venice

Schedule: December 5thand 6th2019

Time: Thu and Fri 8 pm 

Ticket: up to € 143

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