John Storgårds conducts Bruckner’s Sixth and a world premiere

Anton Bruckner wrestled with self-doubt, frequently revising his symphonies – but not his Sixth. He called the unconventional work with the eerie Scherzo, not without seriousness, his “cheekiest”. It will be conducted by John Storgårds, who makes his debut with the orchestra. Before the symphony, Matthew McDonald, 1st principal bass of the Philharmoniker, presents a world premiere: Gerald Barry describes his concerto for double bass as a dreamlike scene.

Berliner Philharmoniker

John Storgårds

Matthew McDonald

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