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Die Soldaten: Press release from Teatro Real

Teatro Real will present the first-ever performances of Bernd Alois Zimmermann's Die Soldaten in Spain on the composer's centenary, with Pablo Heras-Casado's musical direction and stage direction by Calixto Bieito. Die Soldaten (1965) is considered of such overwhelming technical difficulty, complexity and grandiosity that it's a landmark in the history of 20th...

Spanish premiere of ‘Die Soldaten’ at the Teatro Real

This spring, Madrid's Teatro Real will present the first-ever performances of Bernd Alois Zimmermann's Die Soldaten in Spain, led by Pablo Heras-Casado, the theater's Principal Guest Conductor. To mark this occasion the Teatro Real has commissioned a new co-production (along with Operhaus Zürich and the Komische Oper Berlin), directed by...

Bruckner’s Fifth Symphony with the Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid

On April 26, Pablo Heras-Casado leads the Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid in performance at the Auditorio Nacional de Música, featuring Bruckner's epic Fifth Symphony. The piece, often referred to as the "Catholic" or "Church of Faith" Symphony, features some of the composer's most complex and reflective writing. Please note this...

Wagner’s Ring Cycle at the Teatro Real

Beginning in the 2018/19 season, Pablo Heras-Casado will conduct his first-ever complete Ring Cycle at the Teatro Real, with performances spanning over four consecutive seasons. The first opera in the series, Das Rheingold, highlights an internationally renowned cast including Greer Grimsley as Wotan, Sarah Connolly as Fricka, and Samuel Youn...

Mendelssohn on tour with the Freiburger Barockorchester

Pablo Heras-Casado leads the Freiburger Barockorchester, the RIAS Kammerchor, and a renowned roster of soloists for Mendelssohn's oratorio Elias, on a three-concert tour this spring which will be captured for a future CD release on the harmonia mundi label. Performances take place on April 2 at the Konzerthaus Freiburg, April 6 the Philharmonie in Paris which marks...

NTR Spotlight Artist – 2018/19 Season

Pablo Heras-Casado conducts three concerts in Amsterdam next season as the spotlight artist for the NTR Saturday Matinee concert series at the historic Het Concertgebouw. Programmes include the following: September 8 - Mussorgsky's Boris Godunov in concert with the Radio Filharmonisch Orkest, Groot Omroepkoor, Vlaams Radio Koor, and soloists. September...

Salonen, Shostakovich & Brahms in San Francisco

Making his greatly anticipated return to the Davies Symphony Hall stage, Pablo Heras-Casado conducts the San Francisco Symphony for a three-concert series on March 1, 2 & 3. Works featured on these concerts span more than 150 years of compositional history, showcasing the contemporary alongside works written in the 19th and...

Romantic and riveting works with the New World Symphony

This month, Pablo Heras-Casado returns to Miami to lead and work with the young musicians of the New World Symphony in two concert performances, hosted at the New World Center. On February 23, Mr. Heras-Casado and the NWS present a passionate programme, highlighting Ligeti's Romanian Concerto, Liszt's Les préludes, and...

Pablo Heras-Casado in Mozart in the Jungle

Pablo Heras-Casado guest features in the new season of Amazon Prime Video’s show Mozart in the Jungle. Appearing as himself during episode 9, “I Want You To Think Of Me”, Pablo and Rodrigo (Gael García Bernal) may enter into a disagreement…

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...

Debussy & Ravel in London

Royal Festival Hall sees a vibrant afternoon of French masterworks on January 21, performed by the Philharmonia Orchestra, Pablo Heras-Casado, and pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard. The first half of the concert includes Debussy's ethereal Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune and Ravel's jazzy Piano Concerto in G Major, with Mr. Aimard as soloist. The remainder of...

World premiere with the Philadelphia Orchestra to launch 2018

Pablo Heras-Casado makes his greatly anticipated return to lead the Philadelphia Orchestra on January 5 & 6, in his first performances of the new year. The programme includes the world premiere of American composer Samuel Jones' Flute Concerto with soloist (and the Orchestra's principal flutist) Jeffrey Khaner, bookended with Schubert's...

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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