Ben Goldscheider

Rising Stars

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As a member of the ECHO – European Concert Hall Organisation network, which consists of a group of prestigious concert halls across Europe, the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation is opening its venue and hosting the Rising Stars cycle. Throughout the musically intense day, in which admission is free, attention will be on the Rising Stars of musical interpretation and creation, to provide the public with the chance to witness the live performances of these future stars. Once again, the programme concentrates on a range of events, with performances by musicians of outstanding talent.


Ben Goldscheider Horn
Richard Uttley Piano

Jörg Widmann (n. 1973)
Air, for solo horn

Roxanna Panufnik (n. 1968)
Sonnets without words (arr. 2020)
1. Mine eye
2. Music to hear
3. Sweet Love Remember’d

Mark Simpson (n. 1988)
Nachtstück (commissioned by ECHO)

Sergei Rachmaninov (1873 – 1943)
Cello Sonata in G minor, op. 19
3rd movement: Andante (arr. Ben Goldscheider)

York Bowen (1884 – 1961)
Horn Sonata, in E-flat major, op. 101
1. Moderato expressivo
2. Poco lento maestoso
3. Allegro con spirito


Ben Goldscheider is nominated as an ECHO Rising Star by the Barbican Centre London.


15 Jan / 16:30 / Auditorium 2 / Free admission*
Talk with Ben Goldscheider, moderated by Andrea Lupi

*A valid EU COVID Digital Certificate (vaccination, testing or recovery) is mandatory to attend this event.

The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation reserves the right to collect and keep records of images, sounds and voice for the diffusion and collective preservation of the memory of its cultural and artistic activity. For further information, please contact us at [email protected].

Main Sponsor Gulbenkian Music


  • ECHO
  • Creative Europe