February 14, 16, 17, 2019
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Chicago Symphony Center
Simon Trpčeski, piano
RACHMANINOV: Piano Concerto No. 3
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 1 (Winter Dreams)
February 20, 21, 2019
Orchestre de Paris
Philharmonie, Grande Salle Pierre Boulez
BERLIOZ: Requiem, Grande messe des morts, op.5
March 16, 17, 2019
Philharmonie im Gasteig
SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 1 in B-major, op. 38 (“Spring”)
SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, op. 97 (“Rhenish”)
12 Feb 2019
This month, Pablo Heras-Casado returns to Chicago to conduct the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in an all-Russian program. On February 14, 16 & 17, Heras-Casado leads the CSO in Tchaikovsky's First Symphony (Winter Dreams), then Macedonian pianist Simon Trpčeski brings his “electrifying virtuosity” (The London Times) to Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No. 3. Highly...
01 Feb 2019
Following his successful debut conducting Wagner’s Das Rheingold at the Teatro Real de Madrid, Pablo Heras-Casado conducts Bruckner’s First and Second Symphony in concert with the Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid, on February 6. This performance marks the Spanish premiere of the new critical edition of Bruckner’s 'Linz version’, or Linzer Fassung, of his...
“A luminous and urgent performance, deftly balancing the shifts from moody ruminations to bouts of exuberance.... Heras-Casado is the thinking person’s idea of a hotshot young conductor.” - The New York Times
A trip to the world of classical music by the hand of the most international Spanish maestro.
Heras-Casado approaches classical music without restraints or prejudices, because you don't need to have musical knowledge to understand it; music is what it conveys to us, what it makes us feel.
15 Feb 2019
“The wintry Scherzo went with apt energy and bustle, Heras-Casado bringing balletic lift to the waltz-like trio theme. The conductor patiently charted the final movement, giving ample breathing room to the basses in the lugubrious opening bars, and ratcheting up each appearance of the insistent main theme to the triumphant coda.”
Chicago Classical Review
20 Jan 2019
“Lo más evidente es que su versión no se adueña de nada y vive de lo propio. Desconfía del mito, de la profundidad y recorre superficies. La partitura es antes un camino que se transita que una exploración de fondo. «El oro del Rin» suena nuevo, reformado, candente y eficazmente plegado a la idiosincrasia escénica.”
RT @JHdezLpez: Proud to watch the Spanish conductor @herascasado triumph in Chicago with @chicagosymphony. Bravo! https://t.co/bo0NOn9vsG
RT @OrchestraPlayer: » » A wild Rachmaninoff ride and a Tchaikovsky rarity from Heras-Casado, CSO and Trpčeski - Chicago Classical Review h…
“Relaxed yet in control, the Spanish conductor drew impassioned playing throughout yet skillfully tempered balances… https://t.co/I5CaKuerRV
Pablo Heras-Casado, Münchner Philharmoniker
Selva morale e spirituale Dixit Dominus secondo
Mendelssohn Violin Concerto
Allegro molto vivace
Cello Concerto in A Minor, Op. 129: II. Langsam
Jean-Guihen Queyras, Pablo Heras-Casado & Freiburger Barockorchester
Symphony No. 3 in A Minor, Op. 56 “Scottish”: II. Vivace non troppo
Pablo Heras-Casado, Freiburger Barockorchester
Pablo Heras-Casado is the Principal Guest Conductor of Teatro Real, Madrid, Director of the Granada Festival, Conductor Laureate of the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, artist of harmonia mundi & Deutsche Grammophon, also records for Decca Classics and Sony Classical, and is Global Ambassador of Ayuda en Acción.
Photos: Fernando Sancho