Haydn, Bartók & Dvořák’ on tour with the Munich Philharmonic

Pablo Heras-Casado leads a series of performances with the Munich Philharmonic in February, beginning in Germany and continuing on tour throughout his home country of Spain. This marks his first tour with the ensemble following many years of conducting the orchestra. Concerts include dates at the Philharmonie im Gasteig in Munich (February 7 & 9), Barcelona’s Palau de la Música (February 12), and Madrid’s Auditorio Nacional de Música (February 13). They will depart the mainland and travel to the Canary Islands to perform at the Auditorio Teobaldo Power in Fuerteventura (February 15), the Auditorio Alfredo Kraus in Gran Canaria (February 16), and at the Auditorio de Tenerife (February 17).

The richly varied tour programme includes Haydn’s Symphony No. 50 in C major, Hob. I:50; Bartók’s Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 3 with soloist Javier Perianes; and Dvořák’’s Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op. 70. Mr. Heras-Casado’s discography highlights a new release on harmonia mundi featuring the Bartók Concerto with the Munich Philharmonic and Mr. Perianes, taken from a live recording; purchase links and additional information are available here. In the future, Pablo will also lead Schubert’s Third Symphony, featured as part of a tri-symphonic programme.

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