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Mar 23

Asia tour: Taiwan

19:30 Uhr

With almost 7,500 concerts in over 500 cities and 63 countries, we as the Bavarian State Philharmonic Orchestra have become a cultural ambassador for Bavaria and the whole of Germany and regularly tour, for example, the USA, South America and Asia. Our guest performances there in particular have a long tradition: the first trip to Hong Kong took place as early as 1982, followed by a tour in 1990 to Taiwan and to Korea in 2016. The orchestra has already travelled to China six times and in Japan we have played a total of we have played a total of 125 concerts on 15 tours. This year, it's off to Hong Kong again, Taipei, Kaohsiung and Seoul, with works from our core repertoire. Especially as a orchestra, it is important to us to reduce the environmental impact of our tours and guest appearances. tours and guest performances as low as possible. That is why we will more residencies in the future and avoid "jumping" from city to city. In Taiwan and Korea, we will be staying a few days longer this time in order to support local education projects and family and school concerts. family and school concerts. We want to offset our CO₂ footprint with climate protection projects that work locally and have a positive side effect on society and the environment, instead of just handing over money. environment, rather than simply transferring money to companies for climate compensation. Our Asia Tour 2023 is the first attempt in this respect on a non-European level.

Jakub Hrůša Conductor
Ray Chen Violin

Anton Bruckner Symphonisches Präludium c-Moll
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Konzert für Violine und Orchester e-Moll op. 64
Antonín Dvořák Symphonie Nr. 9 e-Moll op. 95 »Aus der Neuen Welt«