Jan Vogler’s Moritzburg Festival starts on 4 August (August 2019)

The Moritzburg Festival 2019 will take place from 4 – 18 August. It will be the 27th edition of the festival. The artistic director of the festival is the cellist Jan Vogler.

This year’s patron is the soloist Anne-Sophie Mutter.

Here you can find the programme and further information about the festival.

“Mit dem Cello um die Welt” with Jan Vogler (July 2019)

Jan Vogler is often referred to as Dresden’s “artistic foreign minister”. As artistic director of the music festival, the cellist invites renowned artists to the Elbe and promotes the city worldwide.

You can find more information about the programme here.

Jan Vogler’s Songbook with de Falla, Paganini and Piazzolla (June 2019)

On 14 June 2019 cellist Jan Vogler and guitarist Ismo Eskelinen released their new CD Songbook on Sony Classical. With pieces by de Falla, Paganini and Piazzolla, among others, the two musicians expand the repertoire of the unusual combination violoncello and guitar. The selection of pieces includes arrangements originally composed for violin and guitar, such as Cantabile by Niccolo Paganini, as well as original works such as the Sonata for guitar and cello by Radamés Gnattali and Moon River by Henri Mancini, a classic of popular music.

Find more information here.

World premiere with Jan Vogler on WDR 3 (June 2019)

The world premiere of the Concerto for Cello and Orchestra can be heard here on WDR 3. The Concerto composed for the German cellist Jan Vogler by Nico Muhly from the USA, Sven Helbig from Germany and Zhou Long from China was premiered at the Dresden Music Festival on 18 May 2019 with the WDR Symphony Orchestra conducted by its designated principal conductor Cristian Măcelaru .

Recorded on 18 May at the Kulturpalast, Dresden
Nico Muhly/Sven Helbig/Zhou Long – Concerto for Cello and Orchestra
Ludwig van Beethoven – Symphony No. 3

Jan Vogler gives concerts in Münster (April 2019)

On 16 and 17 April cellist Jan Vogler will be guest at the Symphony Orchestra of Münster and will perform Saint-Saëns’ concerto for violoncello and orchestra No. 1 a minor op. 33.

Find here further information on these concerts.

 

Jan Vogler in Munich with the MKO (April 2019)

On 7 April 2019 Jan Vogler, together with the Munich Chamber Orchestra, will perform works by CPE Bach and Haydn under the direction of concert master Daniel Giglberger at the Prinzregententheater in Munich. Already in 2007 he recorded CPE Bach’s cello concerto in A major Wq 172 with the orchestra and Reinhard Goebel and released it on the CD “Concerti Brillanti”.

Further information about the concert can be found here.