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“Music of the Reformation” – BBC Proms debut

Pablo Heras-Casado leads the Freiburger Barockorchester in an all-Mendelssohn programme on September 3, for his debut at the BBC Proms. The performance, hosted at London's Royal Albert Hall, will feature Mendelssohn's Overture to The Hebrides ('Fingal's Cave'), the Violin Concerto in E minor with soloist Isabelle Faust, and the Symphony No 5 in...

Europa Open-Air Concert with the HR-Sinfonieorchester & Javier Perianes

Pablo Heras-Casado leads the HR-Sinfonieorchester and pianist Javier Perianes in a special outdoor concert in Frankfurt on August 24, with more than ten thousand people expected to attend. The performance will include an all-Spanish themed programme, with works by de Falla (Noches en los Jardines de España with Mr. Perianes as soloist), Chapí (Preludio de Zarzuela La Revoltosa), and Giménez (Intermedio de Zarzuela La boda de Luis Alonso) in addition to Spanish-themed works by Ravel (Alborada del gracioso / Rapsodie espagnole) and Rimsky-Korsakov (Capriccio espagnol). The performance will be streamed LIVE via concert.arte.tv, hr-sinfonieorchester.de, and hr2-kultur, in addition to Facebook, at 20:00/8pm CET.

Watch the trailer for this not-to-be-missed concert at the following link.

“Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto – Symphony No. 5 & The Hebrides” Album now available for pre-order

Pablo Heras-Casado's latest release on the harmonia mundi label, "Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto - Symphony No. 5 & The Hebrides" can be pre-ordered via Amazon.com and iTunes in advance of its September 1 international release. The album is part of an extended series titled "Die Neue Romantik" featuring collaborations with Mr. Heras-Casado and the...

Edinburgh International Festival – Opening Concert 

Following the season finale at Caramoor in the US, Pablo Heras-Casado returns to Europe to lead the Scottish Chamber Orchestra in the opening concert of the 2017 Edinburgh International Festival, which also marks the first time Heras-Casado performs at the Festival. The performance includes works with a celebratory and joyous...

Summer Season Finale with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s

Pablo Heras-Casado returns to New York's Caramoor Festival this summer, to lead the Orchestra of St. Luke's in the season-ending finale concert on July 30. This will be Mr. Heras-Casado's final engagement with the OSL as Principal Conductor, as he has now been named the Orchestra's first-ever Conductor Laureate. The Caramoor...

“Sheherazade’s Spirit” with the Mediterranean Youth Orchestra

Pablo Heras-Casado will conduct the Mediterranean Youth Orchestra in two concerts this month, hosted at the Théâtre de la Criée in Marseille (July 21) and the Grand Théâtre de Provence (July 22). The concerts, presented with the theme of "Sheherazade's Spirit," feature Athinodorou's Votrys, Ravel's Sheherazade with mezzo-soprano Virginie Verrez, and Rimsky-Korsakov's own Sheherazade - Symphonic...

Russian Masterworks with the Philharmonia Orchestra in Granada

Following his appointment earlier this year as the new director of the Festival Internacional de Música y Danza de Granada, Pablo Heras-Casado returns to Granada to lead the Philharmonia Orchestra on July 11 at the Palacio de Carlos V. The programme includes three selections by renowned Russian composers: Shostakovich's Festive Overture, Op. 96; Tchaikovsky's Violin...

New production of ‘Carmen’ at Festival d’Aix-en-Provence

Pablo Heras-Casado returns to the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence this summer, to lead eight performances of Bizet's smoldering classic, Carmen. This new staging by director Dmitri Tcherniakov, a co-production with Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg, presents an insightful and bold take on this timeless opera, with Stéphanie d'Oustrac embodying the title role, Michael...

Mendelssohn with Isabelle Faust & the Freiburger Barockorchester in Germany

On June 15, Pablo Heras-Casado leads an all-Mendelssohn concert with the Freiburger Barockorchester and violinist Isabelle Faust, hosted by the Soli Deo Gloria Festival at the Theater Wolfsburg. The programme, featured as a highlight of the annual festival, includes the composer's Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64, played by Ms. Faust,...

Orchestra of St. Luke’s appoints Pablo Heras-Casado as its first Conductor Laureate

Orchestra of St. Luke’s has announced that Pablo Heras-Casado will become the orchestra’s first Conductor Laureate, a new position created for him, starting in the 2017/18 season. Bernard Labadie takes over as Principal Conductor, a position held by Pablo from 2011 to 2017. Pablo’s tenure as Principal Conductor has seen...

BBC Proms Debut with the Freiburger Barockorchester and Isabelle Faust

On September 3, Pablo Heras-Casado makes his debut at the BBC Proms, conducting an all-Mendelssohn programme with the Freiburger Barockorchester and violinist Isabelle Faust. Works featured include The Hebrides (Overture), Violin Concerto in E minor with Ms. Faust, and Symphony No. 5 in D major (“Reformation”).

Spanish premiere of ‘Die Soldaten’ at the Teatro Real – 2017/18 Season

In May/June of 2018, Pablo Heras-Casado will lead the Spanish premiere of Bernd Alois Zimmermann’s Die Soldaten, a work that originally premiered in a limited form at the Oper Köln in 1965. Calixto Bieito directs the production, a co-commissioned staging with Operhaus Zürich and the Komische Oper Berlin, featuring set designs by Rebecca Ringst. Mr. Heras-Casado conducts the performances on May 16, 22, 24, 28 & 31 and June 3, with a cast that includes Steven Humes (Wessner), Susanne Elmark (Marie), Julia Riley (Charlotte), Stefan Vinke (Desportes), and Nicky Spence (Pirzel). For complete casting details, visit Teatro-Real.com.

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Pablo Heras-Casado is the Principal Guest Conductor of Teatro Real, Madrid, Conductor Laureate of the Orchestra of St. Luke’s and records for Deutsche Grammophon & harmonia mundi, as well as a Global Ambassador of Ayuda en Acción.

   

Photos: Fernando Sancho