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Chamber Music at Museum of Islamic Art: Telemann and Mozart

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Plaster relief by Leonard Posch, 1788/89, in Kunsthistorischen Museums, Vienna. Photo B Robinson.

Thursday, January 8, 2015, 6:00 pm
Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) Atrium
There is no charge for this performance

Eugen Bold, violin
Flóra Kovács, violin
Islam Nour El-Hefnawy, violin
Raluca Stancel, violin
Edita Fabek, viola
Judit Kelemen, viola
Olivia Farkas, cello
András Chlebovics, horn
Atilla Szücs, horn

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Horn Quintet in E Flat Major, KV 407 / 386c
Georg Philipp Telemann: Suite in F Major for 2 horns, strings and basso continuo, TWV 55: F12

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Buchbinder Plays Brahms–On Sale

Rudolf Buchbinder. Photo: Marco Borggreve

Rudolf Buchbinder. Photo: Marco Borggreve

Saturday, January 10, 2015, 7:30 pm
Opera House, Katara Cultural Village Building 16 Buy Tickets QR75-200

Dmitrij Kitajenko, conductor
Rudolf Buchbinder, piano

Johannes Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 15
Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 68

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Kitajenko Conducts Brahms–On Sale

Johannes Brahms, in plaster bust by Ilse Conrat, 1898, in Kunsthistorischen Museums, Vienna. Photo B Robinson

Johannes Brahms, in plaster bust by Ilse Conrat, 1898, in Kunsthistorischen Museums, Vienna. Photo B Robinson

Saturday, January 17, 2015, 7:30 pm
Opera House, Katara Cultural Village Building 16 Buy Tickets QR75-200

Dmitrij Kitajenko, conductor

Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 3 in F Major, Op. 90
Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 73

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Fazil Say’s Istanbul Symphony–On Sale

Saturday, January 24, 2015, 7:30 pm
Opera House, Katara Cultural Village Building 16 Buy Tickets QR75-200

Fazil Say during 2011 rehearsals, from Serdar Saygı via Wikimedia Commons

Fazil Say during 2011 rehearsals, from Serdar Saygı via Wikimedia Commons

Rengim Gökmen, conductor
Karadag Burcu, ney
Guengoer Hakan, qanun
Koeserli Mustafa Aykut, percussion

Fazil Say: Istanbul Symphony

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Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony

Ludwig van Beethoven, in 1812 plaster bust by Franz Klein, Kunsthistorischen Museums, Vienna. Photo B Robinson

Ludwig van Beethoven, in 1812 plaster bust by Franz Klein, Kunsthistorischen Museums, Vienna. Photo B Robinson

Saturday, January 31, 2015, 7:30 pm
Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC) Theatre
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Alastair Willis, conductor
Felicitas Fuchs, soprano
Elisabeth Meister, alto
Robert Gambill, tenor
David Jerusalem, bass baritone
MDR Radio Choir of Leipzig

Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125

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Music From Swan Lake

Nikolay Cherkasov in Sergei Eisenstein's 1938 film, Alexander Nevsky, for which Prokofiev wrote his score.

Nikolay Cherkasov in Sergei Eisenstein’s 1938 film, Alexander Nevsky, for which Prokofiev wrote his score.

Friday, February 6, 2015, 7:30 pm
Opera House, Katara Cultural Village Building 16 Buy Tickets QR75-200

Dmitrij Kitajenko, conductor
Linda Watson, soprano
MDR Radio Choir of Leipzig

Sergei Prokofiev: Alexander Nevsky, Op. 78
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: From Swan Lake: Scene 1, Dances of the Swans, Scene 2, Waltz
Alexander Borodin: From Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dances

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Chamber Music at Museum of Islamic Art: Music for Winds

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (at Palais Garnier, Paris)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (at Palais Garnier, Paris)

Thursday, February 12, 2015, 6:00 pm
Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) Atrium
There is no charge for this performance

Eun-Hye Lee, flute
Claire Glago, oboe
Simone Zanacchi, clarinet
Jun-Cheol Lee, bassoon

Johann Sebastian Bach: From Orchestral Suite No. 3, BWV 1068: Air (arranged)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Adagio and Allegro, KV 594 (arranged)
Carl Nielsen: Humorous Bagatelles, Op. 11 (arranged Tor Mann)
George Gershwin: Five Gershwin Melodies (arranged S. Denwood)
Jean Françaix: Quatuor a vents

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Tchaikovsky’s Pathétique Symphony

Jie Chen

Jie Chen

Saturday, February 14, 2015, 7:30 pm
Opera House, Katara Cultural Village Building 16 Buy Tickets QR75-200

Jose Antonio Molina, conductor
Jie Chen, piano

Richard Wagner: Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde
Chen Gang: Butterfly Lovers Piano Concerto
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 in B Minor (Pathétique)

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Mozart’s 21st Piano Concerto

Mozart, detail from family portrait by Johann Nepomuk della Croce

Mozart, detail from family portrait by Johann Nepomuk della Croce

Gianluigi Gelmetti, conductor
Gerhard Oppitz, piano

Ludwig van Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3, Op. 72b
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Concerto No. 21 in C Major, K. 467
Franz Schubert: Symphony No. 9 in C Major, The Great, D. 944

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Chamber Music at Museum of Islamic Art: Borodin String Quartet

Shostakovich, in Coin Bank of Russia, on 100th anniversary. Банк России, uploaded by Permjak via Wikimedia

Shostakovich, in Coin Bank of Russia, on 100th anniversary. Банк России, uploaded by Permjak via Wikimedia

Thursday, March 5, 2015, 6:00 pm
Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) Atrium
There is no charge for this performance

Alie Bekirova, violin
Lilya Bekirova, violin
Victor Sumenkov, viola
Hassan Moataz El Molla, cello

Alexander Borodin: String Quartet No. 2 in D Major
Dmitri Shostakovich: Adagio (Elegy) for string quartet
Dmitri Shostakovich: Polka for string quartet

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Prokofiev Violin Concerto No. 2

Sayaka Shoji (Photo Formento & Formento-YellowKorner)

Sayaka Shoji (Photo Formento & Formento-YellowKorner)

Friday, March 6, 2015, 7:30 pm
Opera House, Katara Cultural Village Building 16 Buy Tickets QR75-200
Guenter Neuhold, conductor
Sayaka Shoji, violin

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Overture to The Marriage of Figaro, K. 492
Sergei Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 63
Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 10 in E Minor, Op. 93

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Grieg Piano Concerto

Dmitrij Kitajenko conducting the Qatar Philharmonic in Rome's Santa Cecilia Hall, September 2015

Dmitrij Kitajenko conducting the Qatar Philharmonic in Rome’s Santa Cecilia Hall, September 2015

Saturday, March 14, 2015, 7:30 pm
Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC) Auditorium 3 Buy Tickets
Dmitrij Kitajenko, conductor
Andreas Haefliger, piano

Edvard Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46
Edvard Grieg: Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 16
Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 43

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Chamber Music at Museum of Islamic Art: Clarinet Quartet

IB0A1766Thursday, April 2, 2015, 6:00 pm
Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) Atrium
There is no charge for this performance

Eugen Bold, violin
Lorena Manescu, violin
Anca Bold, viola
Merve Kenet-Bulun, viola
Hassan Moataz El Molla, cello
Olivia Farkas, cello
Rony Moser, clarinet

Bernhard Crusell: Clarinet Quartet in E Flat Major
Antonín Dvořák: String Sextet in A Major, Op. 48, B. 80

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Chamber Music at Museum of Islamic Art: Music From the Movies

Thursday, May 7, 2015, 6:00 pm
Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) Atrium
There is no charge for this performance

Lorena Manescu, violin
Islam Nour El-Hefnawy, violin
Raluca Stancel, violin
Merve Kenet-Bulun, viola
Ines Wein, viola
Hassan Moataz El Molla, cello
Radu L. Mihaescu, double bass
Ferdinand Schäfer, percussion

Henry Mancini: Theme from The Pink Panther
Henry Mancini: From Breakfast at Tiffanys: Moon River
Alan Menken: From Aladdin: A Whole New World
Alan Menken: From Aladdin: Friend Like Me
Alan Menken: Arabian Nights
Leonard Bernstein: From West Side Story: Tonight
Aram Khachaturian: From Spartacus: Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia
Jerry Horner: From Titanic: My Heart Will Go On
John Barry: Suite From James Bond 007
Hans Zimmer: From Pirates of the Caribbean
Ennio Morricone: From Cinema Paradiso

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Chamber Music at Museum of Islamic Art: A Musical Joke

Thursday, June 4, 2015, 6:00 pm
Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) Atrium
There is no charge for this performance

Dina Leini, violin
Dmitri Torchinsky, violin
Giovanni Pasini, viola
Olivia Farkas, cello
Veronika Papai, double bass
Rony Moser, clarinet
Yoshiko Koyama, bassoon
Peter Davida, horn

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: A Musical Joke, K. 522
Ludwig van Beethoven: Septet in E Flat Major, Op. 20

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Beethoven’s 5th and 6th Symphonies

Friday, June 6, 2015, 7:30 pm
Opera House, Katara Cultural Village Building 16 Buy Tickets QR75-200

Oleg Caetani, conductor

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68, Pastorale
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67

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