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Romantic Concert at Hercules Hall in Munich, performed by the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of Daniel Harding

Monday, 6 March 2023 , ora 11.05

Broadcasted live on Friday, 10th of March 2023, at 21:00

Radio România Muzical recommends you a concert night which blends the rigor of the German spirit with the boldness of the British, as on Friday, 10th of March, the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestrawill be led by conductor Daniel Harding, who was born in Oxford in 1975. The concert will take place at the splendid Hercules Hall, which is located in the very heart of Munich, inside Residenz, the former royal palace of the monarchs of Bavaria.

The unbelievable fast tempo, characteristic of conductor Daniel Harding's style, which is alsoaccompanied by a broad and descriptive sound, shows a touch of novelty for the orchestras he leads and for the audience as well.

A child prodigy on the podium, Daniel Harding conducted for the first time at the age of 13, and three years later he startedhis career as the assistant conductor of Simon Rattle in Birmingham. Since then, he had often been invited to conduct some notable European orchestras such as the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, the London Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestre de Paris, the Vienna Philharmonic and many others. In 2005, he tried his luck with the opera world, conducting the season-opening concert at La Scala, Milan.

You can listen to Daniel Harding and the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra on Radio România Muzical, on Friday, 10th of March, from 21:00. The programme consists of pieces of classical music from the Romantic repertoire ­- Manfred Overture, Op.115 by Robert Schumann, The Wild Dove (Holoubek), Symphonic Poem, Op. 110 by Antonín Dvoűák, followed, in the second part of the concert, byPiano Concerto No. 2 in B-Flat Major, Op. 83 by Johannes Brahms. The soloist will be Kirill Gerstein, who was born in Russia, but became an American citizen in 2003. He now divides his time between the United States and Germany, where he is a professor at The State University of Music and Performing Arts Stuttgart. At the same time, he performs regularly as a soloist on the biggest stages in Europe, the United States, Asia and Australia.

Tune in on Friday!

Laura Ana Mânzat
Translated by Valentina Mihai,
University of Bucharest, Faculty of Foreign Languages and Literatures, MTTLC, year I
Corrected by Silvia Petrescu