12 July 2017
Royal Albert Hall

German musicians and orchestras at the BBC Proms

This summer's BBC Proms feature a range of German musicans and ochestras, such as Staatskapelle Berlin under the musical direction of Daniel Barenboim, and four-time Grammy winner Anne-Sophie Mutter. See below for full details of the upcoming performances.

Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen at BBC Proms

The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen

As 26th concert of this year’s BBC Proms, the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen under the artistic direction of lauded Paavo Järvi will play Johannes Brahms’ Second Symphony on 3 August.

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Alban Gerhardt plays Schumann and Hindemith at BBC Proms

Cellist Alban Gerhardt performs in Dammtor Station in Hamburg

Eclectic cellist Alban Gerhardt will perform alongside the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra and soprano Lise Davidsen at the 33rd concert of this year’s BBC Proms on 10 August. The programme covers music by German composers Paul Hindemith and Robert Schumann.

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German Violinist Christian Tetzlaff at BBC Proms

Christian Tetzlaff will perform at the Royal Albert Hall

German violinist Christian Tetzlaff returns to the Proms to present a diverse repertoire together with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Robin Ticciati.

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German soprano Christiane Karg at BBC Proms

Christiane Karg

German soprano Christiane Karg makes her Proms debut with a diverse repertoire, accompanied by Malcolm Martineau at the piano. Their musical voyage in song will take place on 21 August.

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Freiburg Baroque Orchestra and Isabelle Faust perform Mendelssohn at BBC Proms

Freiburg Baroque Orchestra

Isabelle Faust makes her second appearance at this year’s BBC Proms alongside the dynamic Freiburg Baroque Orchestra, directed by Pablo Heras-Casado. The Proms matinee features three orchestral works by German composer Mendelssohn Bartholdy and will take place on 3 September.

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German violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter at BBC Proms

Anne-Sophie Mutter

Directed by Manfred Honeck, Anne-Sophie Mutter will play pieces by John Adams, Antonín Dvořák and Gustav Mahler alongside the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra at the Royal Albert Hall on 4 September.

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Past performances

German violinist Isabelle Faust with Chamber Orchestra of Europe at BBC Proms

German violinist Isabelle Faust

Renowned German violinist Isabelle Faust will feature alongside the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, directed by Bernard Haitink, as a soloist in Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 3 in the third concert of the BBC Proms series on 16 July.

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Staatskapelle Berlin plays Birtwistle and Elgar at BBC Proms

Daniel Barenboim and the Staatskapelle Berlin

As part of the BBC Proms, the Staatskapelle Berlin under the musical direction of Daniel Barenboim will interpret pieces by the two British composers Sir Harrison Birtwistle and Edward Elgar at the Royal Albert Hall on 16 July.

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