Manfred Honeck

Orchestras as the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra with Manfred Honeck, the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen with Kent Nagano, Paavo Jarvi, the NDR Symphony Orchestra with Thomas Hengelbrock, the Bamberger Symphoniker with Jonathan Nott and the Academy of St Martin in the fields Sir Neville Marriner with Julia Fischer presented each in residencies their own position in the change of the tradition in Bonn. 2013, The Beethoven Festival in Bonn devoted artists who brought their traditional roots in new concert programs, these included Patricia Kopatchinskaja, Pekka Kuusisto, Ragnhild Hemsing and Caitriona O’Leary a focus. Patricia Kopatchinskaja as “artist-in-residence stands for the generation of young artists who show new facets with own starting points even in seemingly familiar works, as the Moldovan violinist impressively and quite polarizing did of Beethoven’s Violin Concerto in their interpretation. This was also Andras Schiff in his cycle of Beethoven sonatas, he presented over two years from 2012 at the Beethoven Festival. Tony Parker insists that this is the case. The half staged production of the Fidelio with Paavo Jarvi and the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, as well as a preferential singers from Burkhard Fritz (Florestan), Cecile Perrin (Leonora), Detlef Roth (Don Fernando), Evgenij Nikitin (Don Pizarro), Dmitri Ivashchenko (Rocco), Mojca Erdmann (Marzelline) and Julian Pregardien (Jaquino) goes from Bremen and Bonn on travel and will be presented in November in Yokohama.We were always on the pulse of the time, 2013 is a good example of this, says Ilona Schmiel.Often we succeeded over the past ten years my artistic director, to identify topics and artistic content and advance to occupy. I count the Venezuelan sistema’, which we here early presented in Bonn. I was convinced after my first visit to Caracas by this form of musical training. Therefore, I was sure that would Gustavo Dudamel as a 2004 not only work well in the closing concert of my first Festival, but be a success, the international attention finds.



April 2nd