Jan Vogler at the Kölner Philharmonie (January 2020)

“Music in dialogue” – themes of our time enter into an exciting dialogue with great works of the classical concert canon

On January 23, the cello concerto by Zhou Long (China), Sven Helbig (Germany) and Nico Muhly (USA), which was composed especially for Jan Vogler and premiered last year at the Dresden Music Festival 2019, is part of an event with the writer Thea Dorn and will be broadcast live on WDR 3 & WDR 5 as well as in a live stream here.

23 January Cologne
WDR Sinfonieorchester, Cristian Mãcelaru
Nico Muhly / Sven Helbig / Zhou Long: Three continents

Here you can find a trailer about the creation and development of the piece.

Jan Vogler at the Philharmonie in Cologne (November 2019)

The renowned cellist Jan Vogler will perform an extraordinary repertoire at the Philharmonie in Cologne on 19 November 2019: Benjamin Britten’s Symphony for Violoncello and Orchestra with the London Philharmonic Orchestra and Vladimir Jurowski.

19 November Cologne, Philharmonie
London Philharmonic Orchestra, Vladimir Jurowski
Britten: Symphony for Violoncello and Orchestra op. 68

Further information can be found here.

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