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Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony–On Sale

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.

Saturday, January 31, 2015, 7:30 pm
Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC) Theatre Buy Tickets QR100
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Alastair Willis, conductor
Felicitas Fuchs, soprano
Elisabeth Meister, alto
Robert Gambill, tenor
Dietrich Henschel, bass baritone
MDR Radio Choir of Leipzig

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

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Music From Swan Lake–On Sale

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, Dance 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–On Sale

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: The Butterfly Lovers Piano Concerto
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 in B Minor (Pathétique)

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Layla: Music of Dana Alfardan–On Sale

Val-9641Saturday, February 21, 2015, 7:30 pm
Opera House, Katara Cultural Village Building 16 Buy Tickets QR75-200

Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra
Daisy Chute, vocalist
Andy Brown, orchestration

A musical celebration with music written by Qatari composer Dana Alfardan

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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

Opera House, Katara Cultural Village Building 16 Buy Tickets QR75-200

Gianluigi Gelmetti, conductor
Gerhard Oppitz, piano

Ludwig van Beethoven: Overture to Egmont, Op. 84
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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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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Night of the Proms

Friday, April 3, 2015, 7:30 pm
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472242_357592980960908_1514002814_oBob Ross, conductor
Felicitas Fuchs, soprano
Kirill Bogatyrev, cello

Emmerich Kálmán: From The Gypsy Princess (Die Csárdásfürstin): Overture
Emmerich Kálmán: From The Gypsy Princess (Die Csárdásfürstin): Hoja, Hoja
George Frideric Handel: From Solomon, Act III: The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba, HWV 67
George Gershwin: From Porgy & Bess: Summertime, The Man I Love, I Got Rhythm
John Williams: From Harry Potter: Hedwig´s Theme
Malcolm Arnold: Grand, Grand Overture, Op. 57
Leonard Bernstein: From Candide: Overture
Leonard Bernstein: From West Side Story: I Feel Pretty, Tonight
Felix Mendelssohn: The Hebrides Overture (Fingal’s Cave), Op.26
Victor Herbert (Lyrics Fred de Gresac and Harry B. Smith): From The Enchantress: Art is Calling for Me

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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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Sibelius Violin Concerto

Saturday, Jiri_Vodicka_from_WebMay 9, 2015, 7:30 pm
Opera House, Katara Cultural Village Building 16 Buy Tickets QR75-200

Andreas Sebastian Weiser, conductor
Jiří Vodička, violin

Edvard Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite No. 2, Op.55
Jean Sibelius: Violin Concerto in D Minor, Op. 47
Sergei Prokofiev: Selections From Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64: Montagues & Capulets, The Young Juliet, Romeo & Juliet, Death of Tybalt, Romeo at Juliet’s Before Parting, Romeo at Juliet’s Grave

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Beethoven: Concerto and Symphony

PHILIPPE_AUGUIN-8421Saturday, May 23, 2015, 7:30 pm
Opera House, Katara Cultural Village Building 16 Buy Tickets QR75-200

Philippe Auguin, conductor
Lise de la Salle, piano

Ludwig Van Beethoven: The Creatures of Prometheus
Ludwig Van Beethoven: Concerto No. 3 in C Minor for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 37
Ludwig Van Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92

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Rachmaninoff’s Symphonic Dances

Sergei_Rachmaninoff_cph.3a40575Saturday, May 30, 2015, 7:30 pm
Opera House, Katara Cultural Village Building 16 Buy Tickets QR75-200
John Neschling, conductor

Carl Maria von Weber: Overture to Oberon
Robert Schumann: Symphony No. 4 in D Minor, Op. 120
Sergei Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances, Op. 45

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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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