Happy New Year! At the beginning of January, Clemens Schuldt is on tour with the Munich Chamber Orchestra in Cartagena (Columbia), at the biggest classical music festival of South America. He is conducting 7 concerts with 6 different programs with pianists like Rudolf Buchbinder, Nelson Freire, Aaron Pilsan and Martin Stadtfeld. More details you can read HERE.
Clemens Schuldt and the Munich Chamber Orchestra will première the new work by Jörg Widmann "Kinderreime und Nonsensverse" at the Prinzregententheater in Munich on October 19th, together with the ensemble amarcord.
The commissioned work is combining texts and rimes of Joachim Ringelnatz, Clemens Brentano, Heinrich Heine and Erich Kästner. BR Klassik Radio will broadcast the concert on the 9th of November at 8 pm.
Clemens Schuldt will give his conducting debut in the season 2017/18 at the WDR Symphony Orchestra Cologne, at the Royal Scottish National Orchestra and Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Orchestre de Toulouse, Euskadi Orchestra San Sebastián and at the RTE National Orchestra Dublin. Further details about programs and soloist you can find under Dates.
In the finish of the season 2016/17, Clemens Schuldt and the Munich Chamber Orchestra will perform at two Bavarian Festivals, the Musikfest Kreuth and the Herrenchiemsee Festspiele.
Clemens is looking forward to the upcoming season with the title "Wandering" - please click here to read more in the season brochure.
"Violin Summit" - Clemens Schuldt conducted the Munich Chamber Orchestra on the 2nd of July, a memorable event, where former students of the legendary Professor Ana Chumachenco came together to perform a concert in Wiesbaden.
The soloists were Lisa Batiashvili, Arabella Steinbacher, Veronika Eberle and a few more.
This was a big honor for Clemens who used to be a violinist himself and a successful debut at the Rheingau Musikfestival!
Clemens Schuldt will give his debut on the 27th of May in Hobart (Australia) at the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, conducting works by Mendelssohn, Gordon Kerry, Wagner and Schumann.
After that he will lead the Hong Kong Sinfonietta for the first time, with Jean-Guihen Queras as soloist and works by Haydn, Ligeti and the Asian premiere of Thomas Larchers "Ouroboros" for Cello and Chamber Orchestra.
The new saison brochure of the Munich Chamber Orchestra for 2017/18 is now out, with the motto "Wandering" - you can download the full version HERE.
Clemens Schuldt conducts the 7th subscription concert of the season in Munich with works by Copland, Reich and Schönberg (11th of May).
Then in July more concerts will follow with a composer`s portrait of Hans Abrahamsen (on July 1 at the Pinakothek der Moderne) and performances at several festivals like Rheingau Music Festival, Musikfest Kreuth and Festspiele Herrenchiemsee.
More details about the exciting concert programs, soloists and ticket information you can find on the website of the Munich Chamber Orchestra!
One of Clemens Schuldt's favorite composers is Robert Schumann - so it is particularly nice that he can celebrate his personal "Schumann-Year" in 2017. He will perform Schumann symphonies with various orchestras in the Netherlands, Germany, Spain, Australia and Japan. The next concert is with Schumann's 1st Symphony on February 26 in Hiroshima.
Please click HERE to watch a little trailer from Concertgebouw Amsterdam with the Nederlands Filharmonisch Orkest and excerpts from Schumann's 3rd Symphony and the Overture "The Hebrides" from Mendelssohn.
On occasion of Clemens Schuldt's very successful debut concert as new Chief Conductor of the Munich Chamber Orchestra a video trailer has been made to present insights of the rehearsals and quotes of orchestra members: LINK
Clemens Schuldt conducts in November/December three orchestras for the first time: the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, the Spanish National Orchestra Madrid and the Philharmonie Zuidnederland, before he returns to the State Theatre Mainz for the production of Gluck's "Armide" (premiere will be on January 14, 2017).
With the first concert in Munich in his position as principal conductor of the Munich Chamber Orchestra, Clemens Schuldt has conquered the audience as well as the critics. Please read some quotes under Press (in German).You can listen the concert on the 20th of October on BR-Klassik.
Clemens Schuldt conducts the first subscription concert of the Munich Chamber Orchestra in the Prince Regent Theatre on October 13.
On the programme is J.S. Bach's 4th Orchestral Suite, the premiere of a new work by Italian composer Clara Iannotta, and Beethoven's Third Symphony, the 'Eroica'. An exciting combination, guaranteed to get his new role as principal conductor off to a flying start!
HERE you can see some photos of the rehearsals.
Clemens Schuldt is conducting the premiere of "Norma" at the Staatstheater Mainz on September 24 at 7.30 pm, where he is for the second season "Conductor in Residence".
Clemens Schuldt starts the new 16/17 season in Amsterdam's Concertgebouw, conducting the Netherlands Symphony Orchestra in works by Beethoven, Mozart and Schumann.
He will then return to the Mainz Staatstheater for the premiere of Bellini's opera 'Norma', and guest in Oslo with the Norwegian National Opera Orchestra.
Find all the details in his SCHEDULE.