Schubert’s Unfinished Symphony

Gulbenkian Orchestra / Raphaël Pichon

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As countertenor, Raphaël Pichon has worked with conductors such as Jordi Savall, Gustav Leonhardt, or Ton Koopman. However, he quickly gained his place in musical conducting by founding the baroque ensemble Pygmalion in 2006. His leadership of Pygmalion and their period interpretations earned Pichon the reputation that would affirm him as one of the most respected specialists in the work of J. S. Bach. His meticulous dramaturgical approach to concerts would also earn him a regular spot at the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence and he has worked with top directors such as Katie Mitchell and Romeo Castellucci. Today he is, without doubt, one of European music’s most exciting conductors.


Program

Gulbenkian Orchestra
Raphaël Pichon Conductor
Konstantin Krimmel Baritone
Sofia Silva Sousa Viola

Paul Hindemith
Trauermusik (Funeral March) for viola and string orchestra

Frank Martin
6 Monoloques from “Jedermann” for baritone and orchestra

Franz Schubert
Symphony No. 8, in B minor, “Unfinished”

Johann Sebastian Bach
Ich habe genug, BWV 82 for baritone and orchestra


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