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Eine Pilgerfahrt zu Beethoven

07-29-2017

Bereits zum dritten Mal nimmt sich Florian Krumpöck der Mammut - Aufgabe an, die 32-Sonaten Ludwig van Beethovens zyklisch aufzuführen, dieses Mal jedoch ergänzt um eine Gesamteinspielung der Werke. Zum Auftakt dieser Pilgerfahrt zu Beethoven, die auf mehrere Jahre ausgelegt ist, erklangen heuer an zwei Abenden im Rahmen des Kultur.Sommer.Semmering die Sonaten op. 2/1, op. 2/2, op. 31/3 (Jagd-Sonate), op. 31/2 (Sturm-Sonate) und op. 13 (Pathétique). Umrahmt

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Open-Air in Stockerau

07-16-2017

Zum letzten Mal in dieser Saison gab es das Jahrhundertwende Programm mit Angelika Kirchschlager und Florian Krumpöck zu hören, dieses Mal Open-Air bei den Festspielen Stockerau. Bei Sonnenuntergang und leichtem Wind lauschte das Publikum gebannt den Liedern von Alma Mahler, Gustav Mahler, Erich Wolfgang Korngold und Richard Strauss. seperator
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Zwei große Schauspielpersönlichkeiten beim Kultur.Sommer.Semmering

07-14-2017

In ungezwungener Atmosphäre plauderten Tamara Metelka und Nicolas Ofzarek beim zweiten Künstlergespräch mit Florian Krumpöck im Rahmen des Kultur.Sommer.Semmering über die heutige Entwicklung der Schauspielkunst, über das must have eines jeden Schauspielers, der sowohl in Theater als auch im Film tätig sein möchte, über die Verantwortung und das Ziel eines Lehres am Max-Reinhardt-Seminar und über die Philosophie dieser weltbekannten Schauspielschule, die Generationen an großen Schauspielern

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Gezeitenkonzerte in Ostrfiesland

07-08-2017

Einen großen Publikumsansturm mit ausverkauften Saal hatte das zweite Konzert innerhalb von acht Tagen bei den Gezeiten-Konzerten in Ostfriesland. Dieses Mal fand es in der stimmungsvollen, zum Teil mit Kerzenlicht beleuchteten spätgothischen Peter-und Pauls Kirche in Völlen statt und war ganz dem großen Meister Franz Schubert gewidmet. Beginnend mit der monumentalen B-Dur-Sonate gesellte sich nach den beiden As-Dur Impromptus im zweiten Teil Matthias Kirschnereit für die f-moll Fantasie zu

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Festival de Wiltz

07-07-2017

Während einer lauen Sommernacht entführte das Orchestre de Chambre du Luxemburg unter der Leitung von Florian Krumpöck beim Festival de Wiltz vor der wunderschönen Kulisse des Wiltzer Schlosses das Publikum in der ersten Konzert-Hälfte in die träumerische Welt der Streicherserenaden von Dvorak und Elgar und tauchte in der zweiten Hälfte mit den vier Jahreszeiten von Astor Piazzola in Welt der Leidenschaft des argentischen Tangos ein. Umrahmt wurde die zweite Hälfte des Abend von einer

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Eine Legende beim Kultur.Sommer.Semmering

07-02-2017

Das sagenumwobene Südbahnhotel öffnete nach vielen Jahren wieder für das erste Künstlergespräch am Eröffnungswochenende des Kultur.Sommer.Semmering zum 90.Geburtstag der österreichischen Schauspiellegende Waltraud Haas seine Tore. Voller Energien erzählte Waltraut Haas im Gespräch mit Florian Krumpöck Anekdoten einer längst vergangenen Zeit und ließ so manch nostalgisches Herz höher schlagen… seperator
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Jahrhundertwende Impressionen mit Angelika Kirchschlager im Sommer 2017

06-30-2017

Sowohl beim Musiksommer Bad Schallerbach als auch eine Woche später in Aurich im Rahmen der Gezeitenkonzerte begeisterten Angelika Kirchschlager und Florian Krumpöck erneut mit dem Programm „Lieder der Jahrhundertwende“

„ ...Die Mezzosopranistin ( Angelika Kirchschlager) durchlitt während ihres Auftritts sämtliche geforderten Emotionen. Mit beeindruckender Atemtechnik hauchte sie den Liedern Leben ein. Krumpöck unterstützte sie kongenial: er brachte sein Klavier förmlich

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Finale Prix Anne et Françoise Groben

06-18-2017

Vier herausragende junge Künstler machten das Finale des zum ersten Mal stattfindenden luxemburgischen Wetbewerbs "Prix Anne et Françoise Groben" zu einem musikalischen Erlebnis auf höchstem Niveau. Elegant ließ Florian Krumpöck das Orchestre de Chambre du Luxembourg die jungen Künstler begleiten. Dieses kurzfristig übernommene Konzert im großen Saal der Philharmonie Luxemburg war ein großartiger Moment! seperator
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Assignment to the chief conductor of the Orchestre de Chambre du Luxembourg

05-29-2017

The Orchestre de Chambre du Luxembourg appointed the Austrian artist Florian Krumpöck their chief conductor: exciting world premieres of Luxembourgian composers as well as the full cycle of Schubert's symphonies including the "forgotten" seventh symphony in the Philharmonie Luxembourg are scheduled for the first season. The collaboration with outstanding solo artists of the classical music scene and cooperations both in and outside Luxembourg are meant to place the orchestra internationally. seperator
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Concert with the Norrköping Symphony Orchestra

05-15-2017

As it is known opportunity makes love – or in our case magnificent artistic collaboration! The tour with the Norrköping Symphony Orchestra and the brilliant soloists Malin Byström, Emmanuel Tjeknavorian, Sivan Silver, Gil Garburg, Christine Maria Höller and the Silver-Garburg piano-duo was a total success! Thankfully the swedish world-class orchestra could jump in fort he Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra on short notice, with whom the tour was originally planned. The program included monumental

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Norrköping Symphony Orchestra

03-29-2017

After some exciting weeks this April’s tour – originally planned with the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra – took an unexpected turn:

At short notice the Norrköping Symphony Orchestra from Sweden takes over the tour, which will lead them to Maribor, Villach and for two concerts to the Festspielhaus Salzburg. Huge thanks to the Norrköping Symphony Orchestra and its team, which accomplished an almost superhuman planning performance and showed a maximum of flexibility during the last

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5. Philharmonisches Konzert: „Farben“

03-08-2017

Ein farbenreiches, klangprächtiges Programm mit der neuen Lausitzer Philharmonie führte von Görlitz über Zittau und Bautzen bis nach Hoyerswerda. Die teils selten zu hörenden Werke (O.Respihis „Antiche danze ed arie per liuto“, B. Brittens „Les Illumniations“ und J. Iberts „Symphony Marine“) sowie das in anderen Sphären schwebende Meisterwerk „Ma mère L’Oye“ von M. Ravel machten diese 5 Konzerte unter dem Motto „Farben“ zu einem regelrechten Fest der Sinne. seperator
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Konzert in der Philharmonie Luxemburg

01-15-2017

Das zweite Konzert mit dem Orchestre de Chambre du Luxembourg stand ganz im Zeichen der Klassik. Diesmal auf dem Programm: Beethovens Egmont-Ouvertüre op. 84 sowie die Violinromanze Nr. 2 op. 50, Mozarts Sinfonia concertante KV364 für Violine und Viola sowie die „Tragische“ Sinfonie Nr. 4 D417 von F. Schubert.

Meisterhaft vom Orchestre de Chambre du Luxembourg gespielt, fein und virtuos von den Solisten Alena Baeva und Nikita Gerkusov interpretiert, war dieses Rendezvous mit den

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Ein fesselnder Abend mit dem Orchestre de Chambre du Luxembourg

01-05-2017

Ein fesselnder Abend mit tollen Kammermusikpartnern und einem grandiosen Orchester! Erstmals zu Gast beim Orchestre de Chambre du Luxembourg widmete Florian Krumpöck das Konzert ganz dem Komponisten Dimitri Schostakovitsch. Von dem zutiefst aufwühlenden Klaviertrio Nr. 2 e-moll op.67 über das Streichquartett Nr. 8 c-moll op.110 in der Kammersinfonie-Fassung op.110a von R. Barshai, das als Schlüsselwerk des Antifaschisten Schostakovitsch gilt, bis hin zu Hamlet, einer Suite für Schauspielmusik

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Flügelfeste in Rostock

11-13-2016

Since the time as general music director at the Volkstheater Rostock the returns as a guest – this time as pianist – are always a great pleasure. The third philharmonic concert of this season was one of ten "Flügelfeste" – a series of concerts to celebrate the 120th anniversary of the Norddeutsche Philharmonie Rostock. Under Michael Boder’s conduction Arnold Schönbergs’s Piano Concerto could delight the audience as well as the critics. "He [Florian Krumpöck] delivers a very light, very

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Concert tour to Estonia

11-07-2016

This year’s Tallinn Piano Festival took place in the beautiful and snow-covered capital city of Estonia. The performance of a solo-recital with a varied programme from Mozart and Schubert to Strauss/Grünfeld was a great concert experience, also thanks to the wonderful support from the festival team! seperator
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Inntrada Music Festival in St. Martin im Innkreis

09-30-2016

Great concert at the Inntrada Music Festival in St. Martin im Innkreis with the wonderful artist couple Brigitte Karner and Peter Simonischek. An intense evening of hope, deprivation, persistence and, finally, happiness, reflected through spoken words and music. Clara and Robert Schumann - genius and passion. seperator
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European tour of the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra

09-08-2016

After many years, the famous Israel orchestra comes back to Europe! We are particularly happy to welcome them and share great musical moments at the Großes Festspielhaus Salzburg, then in Villach and Maribor. The major work of the tour is Gustav Mahlers monumental Ninth Symphony and, in addition in Salzburg, Anton Bruckners Fourth Symphony. The tour also hosts various concertos, especially with the celebrated Silver-Garburg Piano Duo. seperator
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Parnassus Arts Productions

09-01-2016

We are happy to announce the cooperation with Georg Lang of Parnassus Arts Management as new worldwide general agency. seperator
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One Month - Three CD-Recordings

08-03-2016

Florian Krumpöck experienced some intense but also inspiring moments during his work on three different CD recordings last month. In the course of the next year a CD with piano pieces by Johannes Brahms and Alban Berg, the already long awaited CD with chamber music works by Karl Weigl containing the Piano Trio and the premiere recording of the Cello Pieces with David Frühwirth and Benedict Klöckner and a CD with Franz Schubert’s Winterreise with the wonderful Wolfgang Bankl

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Kultur.Sommer.Semmering 2016

07-24-2016

Artistically intense and unforgettable moments at the Kultur.Sommer.Semmering with great artists like Roland Neuwirth and the Extremschrammeln, Angelika Kirchschlager and Janina Baechle. seperator
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Philharmonic concert in Rostock

06-21-2016

At the end of the season the North German Philharmonic Orchestra attained a full house and thundering applause with Florian Krumpöck. Claudio Abbado’s version of Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy’s Midsummer Night’s Dream, which he composed as incidental music for the stage with the same name, perfectly matched the season. The interdisciplinary collaboration of the actors Sandra-Uma Schmitz and Ulrich K. Müller, the vocal soloists Theresa Grabner-Ertl and Jamila Raimbekova and the

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Friedrich Lux & Antonín Dvořák

06-14-2016

During the last two months amongst many other wonderful concerts two particularly special events took place. At the Lux Festival in Ruhla a nowadays rare opportunity emerged: the world premiere of a 19th century symphony! Florian Krumpöck conducted the premiere of Friedrich Lux’s 1st Symphony, a treasure which will hopefully find its way into the world’s concert halls.

Furthermore Florian Krumpöck enjoyed another overwhelming success with his own revision of the piano part of

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Dvořák "new" in Rostock

04-06-2016

As part of the 8th concert in the subscriptiom series of the North German Orchestra Florian Krumpöck presented his own revision of the piano part of Antonín Dvořák’s rarely performed Piano Concerto in g minor, which is way more influenced by the pianistic texture of the composer’s late piano chamber music than the mostly performed version of Vilém Kurz, which is rather influenced by the late romantics. Making music together with "his" orchestra again was a great pleasure for Florian

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Angelika Kirchschlager and Florian Krumpöck at the "Haus der Ingenieure"

02-05-2016

Angelika Kirchschlager enchanted one of Vienna’s most beautiful chamber music halls with a fascinating musical portrait of the "Fin de siecle". Together with Florian Krumpöck on the Blu?thner grand piano in the historic hall of the "Haus der Ingenieure" she took the audience into the atmosphere of the turn of the twentieth century. Amidst the intimate setting of the recently renovated concert hall some mostly undiscovered and rare songs by Alma Mahler and Erich Wolfgang Korngold together with

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Debut in Aarhus

01-21-2016

With Ludwig van Beethoven’s 2nd Piano Concerto Florian Krumpöck enjoyed another great success in his dual role as conductor and pianist with one of the most renowned Danish orchestras. The breathtaking ambience of the young concert hall was the perfect setting for the broad program, whose magnificent finale was Richard Strauss’ "Death and Transfiguration" and the Adagio from Gustav Mahler’s 10th Symphony. It was an impressing experience in a city, of which we will definitely hear more about,

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An evening with Modest Mussorgsky, Alexander Borodin and Peter Tchaikovsky

12-19-2015

The inspired concert with conductor Florian Krumpöck was greeted with "enthusiastic applause" in Pforzheim on December 12th, whereby the Viennese guest conductor motivated the Badische Philharmonie Pforzheim to accomplish a peak performance. "There was rumbling, banging, humming and whistling as it can possibly be during witches’ sabbath depicted by Mussorgsky" was said about the Night on the Bare Mountain, whose "thrilling and brilliant" performance caused enthusiastic cheers. "A

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Debut in Kiel

10-20-2015

On Sunday Florian Krumpöck made his debut in Kiel – with a program, which was dedicated to his home town Vienna: "With clear and forward-thinking gestures the conductor lead the well-disposed Kiel Philharmonic Orchestra through the tricky score" of the Sinfonietta by Alexander Zemlinsky, a downright discovery. A true piece of the Classical period is the Flute Concerto in D major by W. A. Mozart with the solo flutist of the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra Michael Martin Kofler as soloist. Arnold

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Fianal Concerts at Semmering – start of the season with the Brandenburg Symphony Orchestra

09-01-2015

Even though you can’t feel the cooling down in the lovely and well preserved concert hall in the Kurhaus Semmering yet, even the hottest summer has to come to an end someday. Last Friday Florian Krumpöck presented himself in the role of the modest landlord and attended Wolfgang Bankl at Franz Schubert’s Winterreise.

Life and work continued instantly for Florian Krumpöck: on Saturday he had his debut with the Brandenburg Symphony Orchestra on the occasion of the

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Kultur.Sommer.Semmering 2015 eröffnet

07-20-2015

Die Festivalsaison ist eröffnet! In seiner ersten Intendanz beim Kultur.Sommer.Semmering begrüßte Florian Krumpöck bislang nicht nur heimische Stars wie Angelika Kirchschlager, Heinz Marecek und Roland Neuwirth im Kurhaus Semmering: Am vergangenen Samstag brachte er "Wienerisches" mit. Sein fulminanter Klavierabend mit Werken von Franz Schubert und Johann Strauß fesselte das Publikum im einmaligen Jugendstilambiente des Kurhaus Semmering, in dem Otto Schulhof, dessen Bearbeitung der Pizzicato-Polka

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"Klassik am Dom" - Gala

06-28-2015

Ein krönender Abschluss der Konzertsaison 2014/15 war die "Klassik am Dom" Gala in Linz am vergangenen Freitag, die Florian Krumpöcks erste Zusammenarbeit mit Universal darstellte: Ein schöneres dirigentisches Debüt beim Bruckner Orchester Linz hätte sich Krumpöck nicht wünschen können.

Die Publikumslieblinge Angelika Kirchschlager und Michael Schade sowie die Salzburger Sopranistin Theresa Grabner liefen zu Höchstleistungen auf, und nicht zuletzt lockte das wunderbare Wetter

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Konzert in "Deutschlands aufregendster Konzerthalle"

06-12-2015

Florian Krumpöcks Debüt bei der Neubrandenburger Philharmonie fand in "Deutschlands aufregendster Konzerthalle" statt: im atemberaubenden Ambiente der Konzertkirche Neubrandenburg. Zudem war das die erste Zusammenarbeit von Florian Krumpöck mit dem fantastischen Klavierduo Sivan Silver und Gil Garburg. seperator
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Mit Weber und Strauss unter Boder in Rostock

06-04-2015

Zum Saisonende kehrte Florian Krumpöck mit einem fulminanten Konzert nach Rostock zu seinem früheren Orchester zurück: Zum 1. Mal trat er als Solist unter der Leitung von Michael Boder, dem Chefdirigent und künstlerischen Leiter der Königlichen Oper Kopenhagen, auf.

"Und der breitete ihm dann einen gut gewirkten Teppich aus, auf dem Krumpöck die virtuose Brillanz von Webers Konzertstück für Klavier und Orchester op. 79 und der "Burleske" von Richard Strauss darbieten konnte:

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Zu Gast bei den Brandenburger Symphonikern

02-23-2015

Am vergangenen Wochenende war Florian Krumpöck bereits zum zweiten Mal bei den Brandenburger Symphonikern zu Gast - diesmal nicht nur als Pianist, sondern in der Doppelrolle am Klavier und am Pult. Der Kulturradio-Moderator Clemens Goldberg führte gemeinsam mit Krumpöck durch den Abend.

"Den Pianisten und die Symphoniker zu hören, war am Samstagabend eine wahre Wohltat für die Ohren. Wunderbar wenig anstrengend gestaltete sich das Genießen der nie auftrumpfenden Virtuosität des

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Krumpöck neuer Intendant des Kultursommer Semmering

01-30-2015

Die Kulisse des geschichtsträchtigen Kurhauses inmitten der überwältigenden Landschaft des Semmerings sowie das traditionsreiche Grandhotel Panhans, ehemals Begegnungsstätte der gesellschaftlichen Größen des Fin de siècle, sind heuer bereits zum fünften Mal Schauplatz künstlerischer Vielfältigkeit. Unter der neuen Intendanz von Florian Krumpöck werden hier ab dem 4. Juli bis zum 5. September neben ernster Musik auch Highlights der Kleinkunst und musikalisch Vielfältiges von Chanson bis

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Great classical music at the Open Air Gala with Angelika Kirchschlager, Michael Schade and the Bruckner Orchestra Linz conducted by Florian Krumpöck

01-25-2015

When the square in front of the Saint Mary Cathedral in Linz is bathed in dark, warm light by a mild summer evening, this is just the perfect mood for classical concerts that delight the heart and flatter the ear. The Classic Festival at the Cathedral in the rich Austrian summer concert-scenery has long since built up a reputation of quality. Angelika Kirschlager, Michael Schade and the Bruckner Orchestra Linz have provided for a special enjoyment of art with a grand "Klassik am Dom" in what is the

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CELEBRATED CONDUCTING-DEBUT WITH THE HANGZHOU PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA IN CHINA

01-24-2015

Last weekend Florian Krumpöck revelled in his celebrated conducting-debut in China with the Hangzhou Philharmonic Orchestra and Barry Douglas at the piano. Krumpöck started the evening that was exclusively dedicated to music by Ludwig van Beethoven, with the Leonore Overture No. 3. This was followed by the famous 5th Piano Concerto with the renowned Irish pianist Barry Douglas at the piano. After the break the evening was concluded with the 5th Symphony of the composer from Bonn. The result thereof

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GUEST PERFORMANCE OF THE NORTH GERMAN PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA IN FRONT OF 2,000 GUESTS AT THE GRAND SALBURG FESTIVAL HOUSE

01-14-2015

Only two weeks after conducting for the New Year, Florian Krumpöck returned to Salzburg's Grand Festival House with his former orchestra, the North German Philharmonic Orchestra Rostock. This time the programme featured Aram Khachaturian's dramatic Violin Concerto in d-minor with Christine-Maria Höller as violinist, as well as Tchaikovsky's 5th Symphony.

"Their enthusiasm upraised by an excellent conductor who knows its strengths so well, the Philharmonic Orchestra played at their

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FLORIAN KRUMPÖCK'S "FURIOUS" RETURN TO THE PEOPLE'S THEATRE IN ROSTOCK

12-14-2014

After stepping down as the North German Philharmonic Orchestra's chief conductor and music director at the People's Theatre Rostock, Krumpöck returned to the theatre for the first time as a guest for the 4th Philharmonic Concert. In addition to Khachaturian's Violin Concerto (soloist: Christine-Maria Höller) the programme also featured Antonin Dvorak's "New World" Symphony.

Orchestra, audience and press were enthusiastic about the former chief conductor's guest appearance: "«Sensational!»

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KRUMPÖCK CONDUCTS THE NEW YEAR'S CONCERT AT THE GREAT FESTIVAL HOUSE SALZBURG

12-01-2014

The New Year's Concerts at the great Festival House Salzburg keep breaking records year after year. The continuing strong demand saw in 2011 for the first time the extension from to two and in 2013 even to three New Year's concerts in one day. On New Year's Day in 2014 the Salzburg Cultural Association welcomed for the first time the unbelievable number of 6,500 guests at the grand Festival House Salzburg. 2015, too, will be ushered in with musical fireworks extraordinaire.

The performance

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FIRST GUEST APPEARANCE OF SOL IN MUNICH

11-30-2014

On November 28 the second of the two anniversary concerts in honour of Josef Gabriel Rheinberger's 175th birthday of took place at the great concert hall at the College of Music and Theatre in Munich. This was at the same time also the first guest appearance of the SOL in the Bavarian capital.

The Bavarian-Liechtensteinian project directed by Florian Krumpöck had already proved to be a great success two days before at the SAL in Schaan. The musical programme contained vocal pieces

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Debut at the Royal Danish Theatre with Richard Strauss' "Rosenkavalier"

10-18-2014

After the two open air concerts Florian Krumpöck conducted Richard Strauss' Rosenkavalier on the rostrum of the Royal Danish Orchestra.

This marks the beginning of a close collaboration between Krumpöck and the Royal Danish Theatre which will include concerts and operas such as Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake next year. seperator
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DEBUT WITH THE ROYAL DANISH ORCHESTRA in front of THOUSANDS OF LISTENERS

08-24-2014

On August 23 and 24 Florian Krumpöck celebrated his eagerly awaited debut with the Royal Danish Orchestra with open air performances in front of Rosenborg Palace and on Skamlingsbanken before thousands of appreciators of classical music. Among others, the programme contained works of W. A. Mozart, R. Strauss, G. Puccini, C. Nielsen, P. I. Tschaikowsky, A. Copland and L. Bernstein. Those two open air concerts are the beginning of a tight cooperation between Krumpöck and the Royal Danish Theater.

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"Leningrad" Symphony back in Rostock after 25 years

04-28-2014

Dmitri Shostakovich's Symphony No. 7, the doubtlessly most famous and historically so very relevant opus of the Russian composer was played again for the first time in more than 25 years at the 8th Philharmonic Concert in Rostock. Accordingly, the Great Hall at the Volkstheater Rostock was well-attended.

In order to master this tremendous opus the North German Philharmonic Orchestra Rostock was reinforced with students from the Hanseatic City's music college. "[...] As soon as the

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CELEBRATED DEBUT WITH THE NUREMBERG PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA.

03-17-2014

The programme of the debut concert included Johannes Brahms' Second Piano Concerto (performed by the extraordinary US-American pianist Nicholas Angelich) and Hindesmith?s symphony "Mathias the Painter".

The orchestra, the audience and the press were as enthusiastic as Krumpöck himself.

"[...] the chemistry with the State Philharmonic (and Krumpöck, N.B.) was obviously right: No matter whether strings or winds - all of them performed far above standard and impressed

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PREMIERE OF MOZART?S COSI FAN TUTTE

02-09-2014

Four young people caught in total "emotional confusion": Will the relationships break off or the weddings be called off? The successful and/or failed partner swap of two magnanimous ladies and two attractive guys in this "happy drama" unsettled the audience of the Romantic period and is only nowadays intelligible. Mozart composed a brilliant score on the highs and lows of desire and love: Doubts turn into certainty, pretence turns into truth. Or not... but then maybe yes?? The performers attempt

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SUCCESSFUL DEBUT WITH THE HAGEN PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

01-21-2014

On January 21, 2014 Florian Krumböck had his debut with the Hagen Philharmonic Orchestra in his usual dual role as pianist and conductor. Together with the soprano singer Jaclyn Bermudez he performed works of W.A. Mozart and G. Bizet. This "surprising musical pairing" (Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung) was well-received by both audience and press: "The soprano singer Jaclyn Bermudez and Florian Krumpöck as pianist as well as conductor weave an enchanting mood between the dramatic pain of love and

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SETTING OUT TO CONQUER NEW TASKS

01-02-2014

Florian Krumpöck will start a close cooperation with the Royal Opera in Copenhagen and will among other things conduct "The Knight of the Rose", "Lulu", "Swan Lake" and concerts both as soloist and conductor at the Royal Chapel Copenhagen. seperator
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Völlig unverständlicher Alleingang des designierten Intendanten am VTR wird nun mehrheitlich kritisiert:

12-24-2013

Bericht aus der Ostsee Zeitung vom 24.12.2013:

Theater: Orchester bald ohne Führung
Der Vertrag von Generalmusikdirektor Florian Krumpöck wird nicht verlängert. Ein Nachfolger ist nicht in Sicht.

Das Orchester des Volkstheaters steht ab Juli 2014 ohne Generalmusikdirektor (GMD) da. Der Vertrag von Florian Krumpöck wird nicht verlängert. Dabei stimmten die Musiker der Norddeutschen Philharmonie mit Mehrheit für den Österreicher. Der zukünftige Intendant Sewan

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CHARITY CONCERT AT THE CHURCH OF ST. NICHOLAS

11-23-2013

The North German Philharmonic Orchestra Rostock under Florian Krumpöck gave a charity concert for the German War Graves Commission between the National Day of Mourning and Eternity Sunday. The guests at the fully occupied Church of St. Nicholas, among them the Minister of the Interior Lorenz Caffier, experienced a moving performance of Johannes Brahms' German Requiem. The full symphonic lineup of the North German Philharmonic Orchestra Rostock was backed by the concert choir of the Berlin State

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DEBUT AS PIANIST AND CONDUCTOR WITH THE WÜRZBURG PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

10-11-2013

Last weekend Florian Krumpöck made his exceedingly successful debut as pianist and conductor with the Würzburg Philharmonic Orchestra at the Mainfranken Theater. Krumpöck opened the first symphonic concert of the season as conductor at the piano with Beethoven?s Fourth Piano Concerto. After the break the orchestra under Krumpöck delighted the audience with Schubert's Great C major Symphony. The present press representatives were very impressed by "pianist who exemplary performed Beethoven?s Piano

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All Beethoven Symphonies on four days in a row

07-01-2013

Von 25. bis 28. Juni unternahm die Norddeutsche Philharmonie Rostock eine der spannendsten aber auch schwierigsten musikalischen Reisen, die man innerhalb der grossen Sinfonik machen kann: Wir spielten an vier aufeinander folgenden Abenden alle neun Sinfonien von L. v. Beethoven in Rostocks wunderbarem IGA-Park.

Vielleicht fragen Sie sich, was die Beweggründe einer solchen künstlerischen Kraftanstrengung sind? Bitte erlauben Sie mir dazu ein paar persönliche Gedanken: Das Zyklische

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All Pictures now on flickr

06-01-2013

Taking a bow to the digital developments, all pictures of Maestro Krumpöck can now be found on flickr. To enjoy the new photostream click here. Enjoy! seperator
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Das 7. Philharmonische Konzert mit selten gespielten Werken von Karl Weigl

03-23-2013

Das 7. Philharmonische Konzert war in mehrfacher Hinsicht etwas ganz besonderes. 2 Dirigenten, 2 Solisten und selten gespielte Werke vom österreichischen Komponisten Karl Weigl: Florian Krumpöck war mit dem Klavierkonzert für die Linke Hand zu hören um nach der Pause den Geiger David Frühwirth mit Weigls Violinokonzert am Pult der Norddeutschen Philharmonie Rostock zu begleiten. Dem Abschluss machte Krumpöck mit dem Adagio aus der Symphonie Nr. 10 von Gustav Mahler.

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Sensational Review of new Prokofiev recording

02-11-2013

The label Solo Musica offers young South Korean-born cellist YuJeong Lee as the featured artist on this album, placing her picture on the cover and giving her billing above everyone, including the composer. But, to me, the real star of this CD is the conductor Florian Krumpöck. This is not to suggest that the cellist turns in less than stellar work. I'll talk more about her later. Krumpöck (b. 1978) is the General Director and Principal Conductor of the North German Philharmonic (Norddeutsche Philharmonie

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Insolvenz abgewendet

01-15-2013

Die Insolvenz des Rostocker Volkstheaters ist abgewendet. Die Bürgerschaft der Hansestadt fasste am Dienstagabend einstimmig den Beschluss, die Finanzlücke des Theaters für das Jahr 2013 in Höhe von rund 1,3 Millionen Euro zu schließen. Oberbürgermeister Roland Methling (parteilos) hatte im November Widerspruch gegen die Einstellung dieser Summe in den städtischen Haushalt für 2013 erhoben. Parallel zu diesem Beschluss wurden nun umfangreiche Finanzkontrollen installiert.

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Stardirigent der königlichen Oper Kopenhagen mit Krumpöck in Rostock

01-10-2013

Der Chefdirigent und künstlerische Berater der königlichen Oper Kopenhagen Michael Boder kommt erstmals nach Rostock. Der international gefragte Dirigent und frühere Mentor von Florian Krumpöck wird gemeinsam mit Krumpöck (diesmal am Klavier) und einem Wiener Programm beim 5. philharmonischen Konzert der Norddeutschen Philharmonie Rostock zu hören sein.

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Thoughts on the New Year and Beethoven's 9th symphony

12-31-2012

Honoured concert audience, dear friends of the Norddeutschen Philharmonie Rostock, dear music lovers,

This year, we would like to celebrate the New Year with Friedrich Schiller's ode To Joy "An die Freude", which Ludwig van Beethoven elevated to a grandiose choral finale in his masterful 9th symphony.

I would hereby like to take the opportunity to reflect upon why this particular work happens to be the preferred New Year performance piece all over the world. Why

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Significant special concert under Lorian Krumpöck on the eve of the national day of mourning

11-19-2012

On Sunday 18.11 on the eve of the national day of mourning Florian Krumpöck spirited the Rostock audience away with a grand and meaningful special concert of the Norddeutschen Philharmonie Rostock in the Nikolaikirche to a: "Gripping and moving performance of deep beauty."

Verdi?s dramaturgically appropriate Missa da Requiem was on the program. A high ranking soloist quartet as well as a choir comprising the Singakademie Rostock and the Konzertchor der Deutschen Staatsoper

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Florian Krumpöck is to be the new head conductor of the Sinfonieorchester Liechtenstein as of 2012/13

09-29-2012

Over the next three years of his commission Florian Krumpöck will give priority to the creation of a homogenous, high-quality, musical entity. A musical outreach offensive targeting school visits, introductory talks and public dress rehearsals. He aims to promote this analogously with the orchestra board, its director, and the musicians themselves. Further, Florian aims to help build the newly created Orchesterakademie together with help from the International Musikakademie of the principality of

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PREMIERE OF ROSSINI'S "THE BARBER OF SEVILLE" EXITES ROSTOCK AUDEINCE

09-24-2012

The press praised the all-round successful production, especially those responsible for the musical component: ?The highlight of the show is surely the unbelievably buoyant music which affects a permanent smile on one?s face from the very first notes of the overture to the very last curtain. Aside from the performance of the singers, it is the commendable work of the Norddeutschen Philharmonie Rostock, under the direction of Florian Krumpöck which was responsible for transferring the Southern joie

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NEW YUJEONG LEE CD RELEASED THROUGH SOLO MUSICA

09-01-2012

In his first year as chief conductor of the Norddeutschen Philharmonie Rostock Florian Krumpöck has recorded a CD with his orchestra. Krumpöck presents two important works of the Russian composer Sergei Prokofiev: firstly the melody-rich and technically demanding Sinfonia concertante for Violoncello and Orchestra op. 125 with the Korean cellist Yu Jeong Lee.

?Her rhythmic and acoustic presentation are shown impressively by Krumpöck and the Norddeutsche Philharmonie through the second

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Florian Krumpöcks Debut At The Ruhpoldinger Opera - And Concert days

08-25-2012

In August 2012 Florian Krumpöck made his debut with Haydn?s comic opera Lo Spezial at the Ruhpoldinger Opern- und Konzerttagen. Krumpöck?s long-standing partner Nina Sengstschmid, was the director who brought this largely unknown Hayden opera to the stage. Hailed by the press as the highlight of the festival, the audience signalled their thanks in the form of extended applause. The press were full of praise for Krumpöcks conducting.

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The renowned "Concerto Winderstein" agency signs contract with Florian Krumpöck

08-20-2012

The German concert artists' agency Concerto Winderstein had added not only a new pianist, but also a new conductor to its comprehensive portfolio of artists. Krumpöck joins the ranks of piano personalities such as Evgeny Kissin and Gerhard Oppitz as well as great conductors such as Riccardo Muti. seperator
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Debut at the Opern Air Festival Gars am Kamp

07-13-2012

"Florian Krumpöck conducts the evening superiorly" - Kronen Zeitung

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Rostock's public and press enthusiatic about Mahler-Cycle

06-10-2012

The tenth philharmonic concert last week signalled the successful completion of Rostock's new Mahler's cycle. The original overture of Mahler's first symphony, which had met with such enthusiastic approval of the Rostock audience, was outpaced by the sixth, "Hammerschlag-Symphony".

"He (Krumpöck, NB.), set Mahler's intended sound-mass to tower in unbridled force building to a giant, cumulative sound" This is one example of what was written in the press on this

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Over 3,000 enthusiastic listeners at the Classic-Night in the Rostock zoo

05-29-2012

Last Friday, the 25th of May, the 14th classic night in the Rostock zoo attracted over 3,000 people. The Northern German Philharmonic Orchestra Rostock and Florian Krumpöck enthused the audience with film scores by famous score composers such as John Williams. Soloist of the evening was 24 year old Marie Spaemann on the violoncello. The press nominated her the "special-guest" of the evening. Find the whole press coverage here: Reviews seperator
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Trio Zwiauer, Szekely & Krumpöck at Vienna Musikverein

05-06-2012

Three month since the highly acclaimed concert at the Great Ehrbarsaal Concertmaster and solo cellist Florian Zwiauer and Attila Szekely return accompanied by Florian Krumpöck to the famous Brahms-Hall of the Vienna Musikverein.

Performing Beethovens splendid Piano Trio no. 7, op. 97 in B-flat major ("Archduke-Trio") and Tchaikovskys Piano-Trio in a-minor op. 50, this evening is likely to be one of the highlights of this viennese chamber music season.

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A whiff of New Years Concert at Krumpöcks debut with the Vienna Symphony Orchestra

04-01-2012

On Sunday, April 1st Florian Krumpöck gave his debut with the Vienna Symphony Orchestra in the famous Golden Hall of the Vienna Musikverein. At this exclusive private event the audience experienced a whiff of New Years Concert hearing pieces by Johann Strauss Senior and Johann Strauss son. Inbetween this typical vienniese sounds Krumpöck conducted the Jupiter Symphony by W.A. Mozart.

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Krumpöcks debut with the Vienna Symphony Orchestra

02-22-2012

In just a few weeks Florian Krumpöck will give his debut with the Vienna Symphony Orchestra in the famous Golden Hall of Musikverein. All details will be online shortly. seperator
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Norddeutsche Philharmonie Rostock meets NDR Bigband

02-06-2012

On Sunday, February 5th, Florian Krumpöck gave yet another debut performance: A duett of Krumpöcks orchestra and the famous NDR Bigand. "A fascinating synthesis of symphonic classical music and jazz"

After solo interpretations of two pieces by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov the ensembles performed Mussorgskys "Pictures at an exibition" together.

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Premiere at "Opern Air Festspiele Gars am Kamp"

02-02-2012

In July 2012 Florian Krumpöck will conduct the premiere as well as three more performances of Giuseppe Verdi's famous opera "Rigoletto" at the "Opern Air Festspiele Gars am Kamp". More details and the complete staff of the opera will be online soon.
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Audience and press rejoice in the performance of the 5th philharmonic concert

01-22-2012

"Exciting and with great sincerity" (NNN), "Krumpöck touches with giant act" (OZ): The 5th philharmonic concert last weekend was greatly praised. The last performance is today (monday the 23rd) 7:30pm: The audience will hear the concerto for violoncello and orchestra no. 1 by Camille Saint-Saëns with Adrian Brendel and the gigantic 8th symphony by Shostakovich, which will be performed in Rostock for the first time. "An extraordinary artistic conductorship" | Performances

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Inteview with F. Krumpöck in the "Nevertheless" Magazine

01-01-2012

Due to all the exciting news and changes in Krumpöcks professional life, the austrian art magazine "nevertheless" conducted an interview with Krumpöck.

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Florian Krumpöck's debut with the Symphony Orchestra Liechtenstein

12-01-2011

On November 29th Florian Krumpöck gave his debut with the Symphony Orchestra Liechtenstein (SOL) conducting and playing Mozart's famous piano concerto in d-minor (KV 466) as well as Schubert's 6th Symphony.

The artists, the audience and members of the press where taken with the performance of the young Austrian pianist and conductor. A felicitous beginning of a hopefully long and successful musical liaison.

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Mahler Cycle in Rostock

11-24-2011

The third philharmonic concert on November 19th with the performance of Mahler's "Kindertotenlieder" and his 1st Symphony introduced a new Cycle of Gustav Mahler concerts. The raving success of the first concert affirmed Florian Krumpöck's efforts to establish a Mahler Cycle in Rostock.

The cycle will be continued in June 2012 with Mahler's 6th Symphony

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New Liszt-CD released

11-14-2011

Franz Liszt was one of the most important figures in the history of nineteenth-century music. As a virtuoso, he revolutionized piano technique, introducing many ideas that vastly extended the instrument's tonal potential. Not least in order to escape the gossip in the French capital, Liszt and his companion spent several years in Switzerland and Italy. Starting from Geneva, where he taught and performed, Liszt undertook several tours of Switzerland. He recorded his impressions in twelve piano pieces

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Invitation to CD-Presentation

10-24-2011

The new Franz Liszt CD by Florian Krumpöck will be released shortly. Get your personally signed copy in the Blüthner Center Vienna on October 24th.

When: Monday, October 24th 2011, from 6:30pm
Where: Blüthner Center Vienna, Bräunerstraße 5, 1010 Vienna

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Philharmonic premiere in the new Theatretent was a huge success

10-10-2011

The 2nd Philharmonic Concert of Norddeutsche Philharmonie Rostock conducted by the orchestras new Principal Conductor Florian Krumpöck was performed in the new Theatretent for the first time. Audience and critics responded enthusiastic:

Critics of the Ostsee Zeitung wrote for example that the Norddeutsche Philharmonie Rostock didn't play that beautiful, that impressed and that dearly for a long time.

"The orchestra likes Krumpöcks fresh spririt, his vigour and and

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Successful premiere of La Bohème in Rostock

10-01-2011

In the evening of October 1st, 2011 the curtain of the new Theatertent in Rostock drew for the first opera production with Florian Krumpöck as the artisic director. Krumpöck conducted the Norddeutsche Philharmonie Rostock with the famous opera "La Bohème" by Giaccomo Puccini.

The audience as well as people from the press were equially enthusiastic about Krumpöcks opera debut.

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Season opening in Rostock

09-04-2011

The philharmonic season opening concert 2011/12 which is also the first concert of Florian Krumpöck as principal conductor, is devoted to the music of Franz Liszt. As one of the most charismatic musicians of the 19th century, Franz Liszt shaped a whole era as viruoso, conductor, composer, manager and also as a philosopher. In the year of his 200th birthday the Norddeutsche Philharmonie and Florian Krumpöck will perform the Fantasy on hungarian Folk Songs for Piano and Orchestra as well as the 1st

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Interview with Florian Krumpöck: 14th of September at "Rubato" on Radio Stephansdom 107.3

08-23-2011

On the occasion of Florian Krumpöck being appointed the new Music Director and Principal Conductor in Rostock the classical radio station "Radio Stephansdom" invited him to conduct a comprehensive interview.

Apart from the interview, one should tune one's ears to hearing previously unreleased clippings from Krumpöck's two new CD's with Music by Liszt and Prokofjew seperator
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Krumpöck member of the International Rosario Marciano Piano Competition Jury

08-07-2011

In Memory of the renowned Pianist Rosario Marciano, who tragically died in 1998, the association "Vienna International Pianists" arranged the 3rd Internationale Rosario Marciano Piano Competition in August 2011 in Vienna.

Florian Krumpöck joined the international and renowned jury for the 3rd time. In 2009 he accompanied the winner Sofja Gülbadamova conducting the first piano concerto by Frédéric Chopin. seperator
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Florian Krumpöck was recently appointed the new principal conductor of the Norddeutsche Philharmonie and music director of the Volkstheater Rostock

06-22-2011

Florian Krumpöck, dem Rostocker Publikum bereits durch Gastdirigate bekannt, wird die Stelle des Generalmusikdirektors zum Beginn der Spielzeit 2011/12 übernehmen. Bereits im Juli kommt er nach Rostock, um die Proben für die erste Opern-Premiere der Spielzeit "La Bohème" zu betreuen. seperator
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"Pianoforte" wins the Appassionato sponsorship award!

05-31-2011

The prestigious "Appassionato" Prize for the advancement of music culture in Vienna was awarded to the Pianoforte Project, who organizes many concerts and music competitions in Vienna, the highlight of which is the Blüthner Vienna Season. The Pianoforte Project was chosen for this distinction by oeticket, Radio Stephansdom, and Universal Music. seperator
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Daniel Barenboim about Florian Krumpöck

04-07-2005

When Florian Krumpöck had the honor to meet Daniel Barenboim in Berlin in mid 2004, the Maestro was quite enthusiastic about his piano playing and kindly wrote him the following lines:

"Last June I had the pleasure to hear the young artist Florian Krumpöck play and to welcome him to my rehearsals. He is a wonderful pianist with great technical and artistic abilities. He deserves every encouragement possible for his future and I sincerely hope that he is going to get it. In my

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