Jakobsplatz Munich Orchestra on North America tour: Unique concert in Montreal on October 23, 2013


In 2005, Daniel Grossmann, founder and artistic director of the orchestra, was able to realize his idea of an orchestra dedicated to playing the works of persecuted and forgotten Jewish composers. The Jakobsplatz Orchestra Munich, with musicians originating from more than 20 countries, makes it its Leitmotiv to play music by seldom played Jewish composers, combined with pieces from the 20th and 21st centuries.

Numerous coproductions of the Orchestra's with worldwide renowned cultural institutions include opera productions with the Bavarian State Opera, the Bavarian State Theater, as well as concerts with the Munich Chamber Music Festival (Münchner Kammerspiele) and at the Munich Opera Festival. For 2011-2012, the Orchestra received a special grant of the Bavarian Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts.

More: www.orchester-jakobsplatz.org

In Fall 2013, the North America Tour takes the Jakobsplatz Orchestra to Orono (Maine), Kansas City and New York City. To round it up, they will perform in Montreal's Bourgie Concert Hall on October 23rd, 2013. On the program: Siegfried-Idyll and Wesendonck-Lieder by Richard Wagner, Adagio by Albinoni and the Adagio of Gustav Mahler's 10th Symphony, in an adaptation for chamber orchestra written by Daniel Grossmann. The tour is organized by the association "Friends of the Orchestra Jakobsplatz", promoting and organizing the orchestra's performances around the world, and supported by the State of Bavaria Quebec Office and the German General Consulate in Montreal.

Reservations: https://ebillet.mbam.qc.ca/fre#shows/view/287