Omer Meir Wellber and the BBC Philharmonic launch new in-conversation series (July 2020)

First series of The Music Room: Reflecting Beethoven set to launch online on Thursday 16 July, 9pm (CET)

The series features musicians from the BBC Philharmonic and special guests including Craig Charles, Maureen Lipman, Stephen Hough, Sally Beamish, Lorenzo Mariani, Fredun Mazaheri, Tom Redmond and Laura Tunbridge

The BBC Philharmonic is set to release “The Music Room” as of tomorrow 16 July weekly, a filmed online in-conversation series hosted by Chief Conductor Omer Meir Wellber that begins by exploring each of Beethoven’s nine symphonies.READ MORE

Omer Meir Wellber at the Teatro Massimo di Palermo: ARTE Concert presents Ella Milch-Sheriff’s The Eternal Stranger and Beethoven’s Mass in C Major on 5 July (July 2020)

The festival Sotto una nuova luce of the Teatro Massimo in Palermo “opens” the cultural scene in Palermo after the Corona shutdown with scenic performances at the Teatro as well as open air events at the Teatro della Verdura – Omer Meir Wellber conducts the choir and orchestra of the Teatro Massimo. Ella Milch-Sheriff’s monodrama “The Eternal Stranger” is followed ‘attacca’ by Beethoven’s Mass in C major. The concert will be streamed on ARTE Concert as well as Radio 3 RAI and Teatro Massimo TV LIVE on 5 July at 9:30 pm (MESZ). The stream will be available until 12 July worldwide and until the end of the year in Europe. READ MORE

Omer Meir Wellber and Hilary Hahn on ARTE Concert (March 2020)

On Sunday, 15 March at 17:40 on ARTE Concert – Omer Meir Wellber and Hilary Hahn will present Johann Sebastian Bach’s violin concertos with the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen in the church of Saanen.

You can watch the concert on ARTE Concert here. It is available until 12 June.

Omer Meir Wellber conducts premiere at the Gewandhaus zu Leipzig (February 2020)

Omer Meir Wellber will conduct a work commissioned by the Gewandhausorchester in Leipzig on 20, 21 and 23 February: the monodrama The Eternal Stranger by Ella Milch-Sheriff, which found its inspiration on the occasion of Beethoven’s anniversary and deals with the various facets of foreignness. The programme also includes Beethoven’s Symphony No. 4 and Mendelssohn Bartholdy’s Concerto for Violin, Piano and Orchestra, whereby the violin is played by Jacob Reuven on the mandolin – so to speak as an “immigrant” into a Central European piece of music.READ MORE

Omer Meir Wellber – premiere in Palermo (January 2020)

After his symphonic debut as Music Director at the Teatro Massimo in Palermo at the beginning of this year, Omer Meir Wellber will conduct the new production of Wagner’s Parsifal at the Teatro Massimo under the direction of Graham Vick at the end of January 2020 (premiere: 26 January 2020).

More information can be found here.