The Philharmonie Salzburg was founded by conductor 1998 Elisabeth Fuchs and has been playing in the hearts of the listeners since the beginning. The orchestra is sure of "music touches", and this is achieved through extraordinary programming and the contagious joy of the performers in making music.
The Philharmonie is versatile: It plays with top soloists like Nikolai Tokarev, Olga Scheps, Pacho Flores, Andreas Martin Hofmeir or Benjamin Schmid, on the other hand grooves with ECHO award winners such as Quadro Nuevo, the Klazz Brothers or the David Orlowsky Trio.
The repertoire ranges from classical-romantic works to Igor Stravinsky, Benjamin Britten to John Adams and Arvo Pärt. In addition, the orchestra also thrills with cross projects such as "Best of Hollywood", "Broadway meets Hip Hop" or "Soul meets Classic". The Salzburg Philharmonic has already been a guest at the Salzburg Festival, the Brucknerfest Linz, the Musica Riva Festival, the Große Festspielhaus, the Wiener Musikverein, the Konzerthaus Vienna, and others
CV of the Philharmonie Salzburg
The Philharmonie Salzburg was founded by 1998 conductor Elisabeth Fuchs and has played since the beginning in the hearts of the audience. The orchestra is sure to "touch music" and succeeds in making music through an exceptionally innovative programming and the contagious joy of the performers.
The Salzburg Orchestra is versatile: The Salzburg Philharmonic plays with top soloists such as Juan Diego Florez, Rolando Villazon, Olga Scheps, Nikolai Tokarev, Ferhan & Ferzan Önder, Pacho Flores, Andreas Martin Hofmeir or Benjamin Schmid, on the other hand grooving them from the world of jazz music ECHO award winners Quadro Nuevo, Per Arne Glorvigen, Henry Threadgill, Reena Winters, Maria Bill or the Klazz Brothers and plays literary concert evenings with actor greats such as Iris Berben, Cornelius Obonya or Philipp Hochmair.
The Salzburg Philharmonic plays annually at 100 orchestral concerts and regularly performs in Salzburg's concert halls - the Salzburg Grand Festival Hall, the Felsenreitschule Salzburg, the Great Hall of the Mozarteum and the Great University Auditorium - with a broad repertoire (Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Mendelssohn, Schumann, Brahms, Bruckner, Mahler, Dvorak, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, Shostakovich, Ravel to Igor Stravinsky, Benjamin Britten, Arvo Pärt, Kurt Schwertsik and John Adams).
The orchestra has performed several times at the Salzburg Festival, Musica Riva Festival, Wiener Musikverein, Wiener Konzerthaus, Brucknerhaus Linz, Congress Center Villach, Kurhaus Wiesbaden and Tonhalle Düsseldorf, as well as in the major cities of China. In addition to classical-romantic concert evenings The orchestra has set itself the task of setting strong accents in the audience development area.
Therefore, in cooperation with the Children's Festival, the orchestra offers many children, adolescents and families an introduction to the classical world through interactive symphonic concerts and workshops. In addition, the orchestra was the initiator of the apprenticeship concerts in the Große Festspielhaus, which now inspire 4000 young people in Salzburg every year and also perform in Linz, Graz and Künzelsau. In addition, the orchestra also thrills with cross projects such as Best of Hollywood, Broadway meets Hip Hop, The Next Level - Concert with DJs and Acrobats, Game Music meets Poetry Slam or Soul meets Classic. The cheering in the concert hall confirms the concept!