THE PHILHARMONIC AT THE LIBRARY:
SCHUBERT OCTET

September 14, 2022 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Qatar National Library

In this first concert of the Philharmonic at the Library Series 2022-23, eight members of the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra join forces to perform Schubert’s Octet in F Major. This beloved titan of the chamber music repertoire consists of six movements and effuses tender warmth of expression and lyrical beauty from first note to last.

 

PERFORMERS:

Joo Young Oh, violin
Mohamed Oweda, violin
Giovanni Pasini, viola
Hassan Moataz El Molla, cello
Gennady Krutikov, double bass
Rony Moser, clarinet
Daniel Hrinda, bassoon
Gideon Seidenberg, horn

 

PROGRAMME:

Franz Schubert: Octet in F Major, D. 803 (1824)

Adagio – Allegro
Andante un poco mosso
Scherzo: Allegro vivace
Andante con variazioni
Menuetto: Allegretto
Andante molto – Allegro

 

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GULF FOLK MEETS THE PHILHARMONIC

August 27, 2022 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM Katara Cultural Village, Opera House

The Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra presents a unique musical event that aims to enhance and preserve Gulf folk music by intertwining traditional Gulf folk styles with a Western orchestra for the first time.

Gulf Folk Meets the Philharmonic

The music will put particular emphasis on Qatar’s rich maritime history with influences from the art of ‘Fijiri’, a traditional form of music associated with pearl divers and the sea. The Philharmonic’s Deputy Executive Director, Nasser Sahim composed the music for the event, with Dr. Amer Jaffar and Mansour Al Mohanadi, a Qatari singer providing vocals for the performance.

The event will include a traditional Gulf percussion group led by Dr. Faisal Ibrahim Al-Tamimi, composer, Qatari director and researcher in arts and Qatari folklore.

With the participation of the Qatar Concert Choir, led by Giovanni Pasini”

 

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EUROPEAN DAY CONCERT

May 28, 2022 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Katara Cultural Village, Opera House

The Philharmonic will celebrate The European Day 2022 with inspiring concert from various European regions, the program includes the most enduring work of Sibelius “Finlandia”, Strauss “On the Beautiful Blue Danube”, Puccini “Manon Lescaut”, Chabrier “España”, Liszt “Hungarian Rhapsody”, You will also enjoy the music of widely known composers like Charpentier, Wagner, Berlioz and Offenbach, all conducted by the Maestro David Niemann.

 

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PERFORMER:

David Niemann, conductor

 

PROGRAMME:

Marc-Antoine Charpentier:
Te Deum, H.146: Prelude

Emmanuel Chabrier: 
España

Jean Sibelius: 
Finlandia, Op.26

Richard Wagner: 
Die Meistersinger – Prelude Act I

Johann Strauss, Jr.: 
On the Beautiful Blue Danube, Op. 314

Giacomo Puccini : 
Manon Lescaut, Intermezzo, Act III

Franz Liszt: 
Hungarian Rhapsody

Hector Berlioz: 
Rob Roy

Jacques Offenbach: 
Orpheus in the Underworld Overture (Orphée aux enfers)

NORTHERN EUROPEAN IMPRESSIONS
BY GRIEG AND SIBELIUS

June 25, 2022 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Katara Cultural Village, Opera House

Book your ticket for Northern European Impression Concert.

The program includes Sibelius’ most enduring work “Finlandia” the symbol of ending struggle for nationhood, in addition to the universal favorites with its bright and cheery character “Peer Gynt, Suite No 1” by Edvard Grieg. The program ends with the romantic and memorable melodies of Sibelius’ Symphony No.2.

Join the Philharmonic for a memorable evening!

 

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PERFORMER:

Elias Grandy, conductor

 

PROGRAMME:

Jean Sibelius:
Finlandia, Op.26

Edvard Grieg:
Peer Gynt, Suite No 1, Op.46

Jean Sibelius:
Symphony No.2 in D-Major, Op. 43

 

CLASSICAL HITS – BRUCH VIOLIN CONCERTO

June 21, 2022 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Katara Cultural Village, Opera House

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Join Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra for A Classical Hits evening.

The concert includes one of Mozart’s supreme achievements and one of the greatest operas of all time “Don Giovanni – Overture”.  Also featuring Max Bruch’s most popular violin concertos in solo violin repertoire “Violin Concerto No. 1”. in addition to Beethoven “Symphony No.4”. Joo Young Oh will perform solo violin and the renowned Elias Grandy will conduct.

 

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PERFORMER:

Elias Grandy, conductor
Joo Young Oh, violin

 

PROGRAMME:

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:
Don Giovanni: Overture – KV 527

Max Bruch:
Concerto No.1 in G-Minor, Op. 2

Ludwig van Beethoven:
Symphony No.4 in B-Flat Major, Op. 60

 

THE BEST OF BRAHMS

June 18, 2022 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Katara Cultural Village, Opera House

Three of the greatest pieces of classical music ever played, the perfect introduction to classical music, join the Philharmonic for a wonderful evening with the Maestro Elias Grandy.

The concert includes one of the great musical expressions of tragedy from the Romantic age “Brahms’ Tragic Overture” and Brahms’ Symphony No.  1. You will listen to Queen Marie Antoinette’s favourite Symphony “Symphony No 85 known as La Reine (The Queen)” by Haydn.

 

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PERFORMER:

Elias Grandy, conductor

 

PROGRAMME:

Johannes Brahms:
Tragic Overture, Op. 81

Franz Joseph Haydn:
Symphony No.85 in B-flat major (La reine; The Queen of France)

Johannes Brahms:
Symphony No.1 in C-Minor, Op. 68

 

PEARLS OF MUSIC

March 26, 2022 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Abdul Aziz Nasser Theatre, Souq Waqif

Get 15% off when you book 2-pack tickets for you and your friends.
Bundle up and save on concerts  MUSICAL JOURNEY MARCH 11, 2022 and PEARLS OF MUSIC MARCH 26, 2022

To avail, please contact our Box Office at 4454 6393 or 50815141 (WhatsApp) or by email at qpoboxoffice@qf.org.qa

 

Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra will collaborate with the award winner of the Young Talent Award, American Protege Competition and Crescendo Competition. Soloist Lulwa Al Shamlan and the leading Conductor Kamoliddin Urinbayev in a memorable concert featuring Saint-Saëns’ most popular piano concerto and Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4 which consider one of the most performed symphonies of the end of the twentieth century, a pillar of the Western classical orchestral repertoire.

Join the Philharmonic and enjoy extra ordinary concert.

 

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PERFORMERS:

Kamoliddin Urinbayev, conductor
Lulwa Al Shamlan, piano

 

PROGRAMME:

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky:
Eugen Onegin – Polonaise

Camille Saint-Saëns:
Concerto No.2 in G-Minor for Piano and Orchestra, Op.22

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky:
Symphony No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 36

MUSICAL JOURNEY

March 11, 2022 7:30 PM - 8:45 PM Abdul Aziz Nasser Theatre, Souq Waqif

Get 15% off when you book 2-pack tickets for you and your friends.
Bundle up and save on concerts MUSICAL JOURNEY MARCH 11, 2022 and PEARLS OF MUSIC MARCH 26, 2022

To avail, please contact our Box Office at 4454 6393 or 50815141 (WhatsApp) or by email at qpoboxoffice@qf.org.qa

 

Do you like to travel?
Join Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra and the remarkable conductor Marcus Bosch for a Musical Journey in East and Northern Europe.
Our Journey begins with Bedřich Smetana’s Moldau , continuing to Hungary with Franz Liszt’s Hungarian Rhapsody No.2, D Minor.
A Brief stop in Russia with Tchaikovsky Overture from Romeo and Juliet followed by one of his most famous Waltz Eugen Onegin.
Our final destination takes us to Finland with Jean Sibelius and his Karelia Suite, Op.11
Sit back and travel with Qatar Philharmonic orchestra, you will be thrilled.

 

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PERFORMER:

Marcus Bosch, conductor

 

PROGRAMME:

Bedřich Smetana:
Overture from The Bartered Bride

Bedřich Smetana:
Vltava (The Moldau), from Ma Vlast

Franz Liszt:
Hungarian Rhapsody No.2, D Minor

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky:
Romeo and Juliet Overture

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky:
Eugen Onegin – Waltz

Jean Sibelius:
Karelia Suite, Op.11

CESAR FRANCK 200TH BIRTHDAY

March 5, 2022 7:30 PM - 8:45 PM Qatar National Convention Centre, Auditorium 3

When was the last time you heard César Franck’s Symphony in D Minor on an orchestral programme? The Philharmonic marks March 5 at 7:30 pm. 2022 to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of the Belgian-French composer César Franck. This concert includes Bizet’s Symphony No. 1 in C major, which he wrote it when he was 17, hid it away in a drawer and told no one about it. (still a mystery), Join the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra for an evening of sensation with the leading conductor Marcus Bosch.

 

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Please note that attendees will be only admitted if they are fully vaccinated. There will be no intermission.

Please note that the main parking at QNCC is open. Audience members should park at the VIP parking lots at QNCC. We advise that attendees arrive early to ensure a parking space is secured as there is another event taking place.

 

PERFORMER:

Marcus Bosch, conductor

 

PROGRAMME:

Georges Bizet:
Symphony No.1 in C Major

César Franck:
Symphony in D minor

THE PHILHARMONIC AT THE LIBRARY: MUSIC UNITES! CINEMOON ENSEMBLE MEETS AFCENT BAND

March 10, 2022 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Qatar National Library

PERFORMERS:

Merve Kenet Bulun, Viola
Lorena Manescu, Violin 1
Tobias Gette, Violin 2
Krill Bogatev, Cello
Mateo Gaspari, Double Bass
Jihoon Shin, Flute
Kee Guan, Percussion
AFCENT Band, U.S. Air Forces Central Band

 

PROGRAMME:

Selections from West Side Story – Leonard Bernstein
Fiddler on The Roof – Jerry Rocke
Music from Grease – Warren Casey and Jim Jacobs
Chicago – Fred Ebb and John Kander
Sing Sing, Sing – Louis Prima
Selections from Phantom of the Opera – Andrew Lloyd Weber
Selections from Aladdin – Alan Menken
Mamma Mia – ABBA
I have a Dream – ABBA
Dancing Queen – ABBA
Songs from Jersey Boys

 

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