Hans Graf & Anne Schwanewilms

Fri 08/09/2017 19:00 - 21:00
Tickets: 36.00-7.00 €


The opening concert of the autumn season rises up from the depths to above the horizon reflecting some of the most colourful tones in orchestral music. Between the descriptions of mermaids by Felix Mendelssohn and Alexander von Zemlinsky we get to hear the early orchestral songs of Richard Strauss as interpreted by Anne Schwanewilms, who is widely regarded to be the leading Strauss soprano of our times.


  • Hans Graf


  • Anne Schwanewilms



  • 19.00
    Felix Mendelssohn

    Kaunis Melusine alkusoitto

  • Richard Strauss

    Die heiligen drei Könige aus Morgenland

  • Richard Strauss


  • Richard Strauss


  • Richard Strauss

    Das Rosenband

  • Richard Strauss


  • Richard Strauss

    Die Nacht

  • Alexander von Zemlinsky

    Die Seejungfrau

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