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Wiener Symphoniker / Suh / Orozco-Estrada

Sunday 20 February 2022
11:00
Großer Saal

 

Performers

Wiener Symphoniker

Yeree Suh, Sopran

Barbara Rett, Präsentation

Andrés Orozco-Estrada, Dirigent

Programme

Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy

Ouverture »Die schöne Melusine« op. 32 (1833/1835)

Johannes Maria Staud

Jittering Directions (The Fury of Our Concepts). Six songs for soprano and orchestra after poems by William Carlos Williams (2021)

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Richard Strauss

Also sprach Zarathustra. Tondichtung frei nach Friedrich Nietzsche op. 30 (1896)

Note

Yeree Suh eingesprungen für Andrea Carroll
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Staud and Strauss

In his new work for soprano and orchestra, Johannes Maria Staud sets poetry by William Carlos Williams to music – and traces this laconic, multi-layered poetry in many different ways. It will be premiered by soprano Yeree Suh and the Vienna Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Andrés Orozco-Estrada. The latter will also perform Richard Strauss' »Zarathustra«. A work that the composer »dedicated to the 20th century« in 1896 in an almost prophetic manner: Through countless films and shows of all kinds, the glistening bright setting of the C major triad with which it begins has become a pop-cultural cipher of the triumphant. This, however, is followed by an alternating and yet relational meandering, at the end of which the music sinks into the bottomlessness of the dissonant, softly plucked lowest C strings.

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