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Reports on our US tour with Christoph Eschenbach

In February, the Bamberg Symphony was on its 9th tour to the USA, joined by several journalists. Find their reports here. On the nine-city tour with Christoph Eschenbach conducting and with violin soloist Ray Chen they performed works by Mendelssohn, Bruch, Beethoven and Mahler. Key concerts of the tour took place at Carnegie Hall in New York, in Miami, Los Angeles and San Diego. [more]

Jakub Hrůša appointed Principal Guest Conductor of the Philharmonia Orchestra

Jakub Hrůša has been Chief Conductor of the Bamberg Symphony since 2016. He has conducted the Philharmonia Orchestra regularly for many years. Now, he has been appointed their Principal Guest Conductor. [more]

»The traveling book«

Can music also be expressed in words and images? The poet Nora Gomringer and photographic artist Andreas Herzau have travelled with the Bamberg Symphony and have created a fascinating photo book: »bamberg symphony« - over 150 packed pages giving visual form to sound (buy online). Since then the book has always been travelling with us (read the blog). [more]