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Tonight, Saturday, October 16, 2021, 8 pm (CET) (series B)

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Tomorrow, Sunday, October 17, 2021, 5 pm (CET) (series E)

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Bamberg Concert Hall

Gabriel Feltz conductor
Elisabeth Kulman

Toru Takemitsu
»How Slow the Wind«
Gustav Mahler
Franz Schmidt
Symphonie Nr. 2 Es-Dur

Unfortunately Fabio Luisi had to cancel his conducting for this week due to illness. We are very pleased that Gabriel Feltz will take over the concerts with an unchanged symphonic repertoire. However, Elisabeth Kulman will sing Gustav Mahler's Rückert Lieder instead of the Kindertotenlieder originally planned.

The "3-G rule" continues to apply: vaccinated, recovered, tested (PCR and antigen). In the concert hall - also at the place during the concert - masks are still mandatory.

Attention: Parking spaces in the underground car park are still limited. A free shuttle bus will depart from the Georgendamm underground car park 50 and 30 minutes before a concert begins.

(Please do not forget your proof of identity).

Current and detailed information about our hygiene concept and the protective measures we have developed can be found HERE.

Newly Released

Anton Bruckner: Symphony No. 4

3 versions + alternative movements and fragments
Bamberger Symphoniker, Jakub Hrůša
4 CDs // Accentus ACC30533

"The technical level and the dedication of the Bamberg Symphony together with Hrůša’s exceptional interpretation raise this Bruckner to the very highest level, not least because the recorded sound is equally outstanding."

"No one who claims to know his Bruckner should pass this box by."

(Remy Franck, Pizzicato)

This CD box is the world's first complete recording of all three versions of the Bruckner Symphony by an orchestra as a complete release. It is accompanied by musicological expertise made accessible to all recipients. The recording of all versions of the 4th Symphony presented here is the first recording of the versions revised by Prof. Dr Ben Korstvedt and is thus unsurpassed in its topicality. The release includes a fourth "laboratory CD" on which, for the first time ever, individual passages from the different versions can be heard in direct comparison, such as the alternative finale ("Volksfest") to the second version, as well as further excerpts from early previously unpublished drafts.


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A journey through our history: Recently the audio book "Böhmen liegt in uns" (in German) about the history of our orchestra was published by Accentus! On 4 CDs we span the arc from the Prague roots to the times of Mozart to the present to Bamberg. The audio book was penned by Eva Gesine Baur, with captivating readings by Nora Gomringer, Jens Harzer and Meike Rötzer. In addition, it contains recordings of the orchestra from the respective historical era covered.


"Curiosity" is the motto of our 2021/22 season. You can download the brochure as a PDF here. If you would like to receive a printed version of the brochure, please send us a short mail with your address or call us.


Just in time for our anniversary in mid-March 2021, we published our Bamberg Diary #2 - China. Again with fantastic pictures by Andreas Herzau and essayistic contributions about the cultural exchange of the Bamberg Symphony on their tours - this time through Asia.

Click here for more details... (in German)


Our Mahler 4 recording from summer 2020, conducted by our principal conductor Jakub Hrůša, and together with Anna Lucia Richter, has won the prestigious German Record Critics' Award! The prize is awarded for the best recordings of the past 18 months.

The jury described our recording as a "fine recording that exceeds all expectations" in its statement: "One experiences highly intelligent, skillfully shrewd music-making as from one cast. There is an immediate reaction, instrumentally optimal variations are offered. Hrůša shapes and indulges, but at the same time hears the ambiguous behind the beauty and intimacy, dares also the sarcastic, tenderly crude."

Published by accentus music (catalog number: ACC30532)


The Bamberg Symphony with Jakub Hrůša in Prague! Recording at the Dvořák Prague Festival by from September 19, 2021.

Jakub Hrůša Conductor
Kateřina Kněžíková soprano
Gustav Mahler (Adagietto from Symphony No.5 in C-sharp minor), Richard Strauss ("Four Last Songs"), Josef Bohuslav Foerster (Symphony No. 4 in C minor, op. 54) 

To our livestreams...

Here you can find the videos and recordings of our concerts of the last months.