The last week before the Christmas holidays begins, the shops and Christmas markets are overcrowded, the last gifts are packed and plans for Christmas Eve are forged. Time for contemplation is provided by the concerts of our premierone artists.

Concerts and events

You can see Gerhard Siegel on stage twice this week as the witch in the London production of Humperdinck's "Hansel and Gretel" in Covent Garden. The soprano Sunhae Im will perform Handel's "Messiah" on December 21 with the Warsaw Philharmonic… Read more


With the third week of Advent not only Christmas comes knocking on our doors, but also numerous exciting concerts and interesting master classes await us.

Concerts and events

In London's Covent Garden, tenor Gerhard Siegel will perform this week as the witch in "Hansel and Gretel". Performances will take place on the 10th and 13th of December. In a slightly different form you can experience Humperdinck's classic opera in the Ruhr region. From December 14 to 16 Daniel Finkernagel will be the narrator in "… Read more


The calendar of the premiertone artists appears to be pretty packed this week. From Montreal and Winnipeg in Canada to the Japanese city of Saitama, exciting concerts and events await you all over the world.

Concerts and events

For the flutist Johanna Dömötör the week starts on Monday with the opening concert at the concert series Lucerne with the Festival Strings Lucerne and violinist Ray Chen. Works by Shostakovich, Mendelssohn Bartholdy and Beethoven will be performed. Aldo Baerten plays several concerts this… Read more


Advent just started and there are only a few weeks left until we celebrate Christmas. In the Calendars of the premiertone artists this is expressed through numerous concerts and festivities. As always, we introduce you to all the events in our weekly preview.

Concerts and events

The concert week is opened up by the pianist Kateryna Titova directly on Monday with a chamber music trio concert with Valery Sokolov (violin) & Alexey Shedrin (cello) in the Berlin Philharmonic. Joseph-Maurice Weder will give a recital on… Read more


This week we look forward to many exciting concerts of our premierone artists - both as a soloist and as part of ensembles. In particular, the second half of the week shows an exceptionally full calendar.

But already on Tuesday, Esther Saladin will give a concert in Biel/Bienne as part of the Sonemus Trio. The program includes works by Lachenmann, Bianchi and Jarrell. Just one day later, the trio will be performing in Bern with the same program. Also on November 21, Joanna Sachryn will play at the opening concert of the Jazz… Read more


In the new week, the premierone artists are traveling throughout Europe and the East Asian Countries.

Concerts and events

The Kuss Quartet opens the week with a concert on November 12 in the Classic Lounge of the rbb in the Berlin Watergate Club. The Novus String Quartet also has a busy schedule this week: On November 13, the ensemble plays a concert in Homburg (Saar) with Quatuor Van Kuijk. Works by Beethoven, Berg and Mendelssohn Bartholdy are interpreted here. On Saturday, November 17, a concert… Read more


Cold, gray days and frosty temperatures: November is here and awakens the anticipation of pleasant music. The premiertone artists will be traveling around the world again this week, inspiring you with exciting concert programs.

Concerts and events

Let’s start with a short look at the upcoming weekend: Hermann Bäumer will be guesting at the Hofer Symphoniker on Friday. Mendelssohn's overture to "The Beautiful Melusine, Schumann's Concerto for Violoncello and Orchestra in A minor and Schumann's Symphony No. 2 in C major is on the program of the concert in the Festsaal Hof. On… Read more


This week, we not only welcome November, but also look forward to many exciting concerts and master classes. Since it is the end of the month, many competitions and scholarships close their application period. As usual, we collected all important information for you. 

Concerts and events

Sophia Jaffé will open the concert week on October 29 in Lübeck, where she will once again be a guest at the Hanseatic City's Philharmonic. In the Stadthalle she interprets Barber's violin concerto. Violinist Diana Tishchenko will perform at… Read more


What a week! Countless concerts, festival appearances and master classes are on the schedule of the premierone artists.

Concerts and events

The Kuss Quartet opens the week with two concerts in Hannover. On the 22nd and 23rd October, the ensemble will perform string quintets by Mozart and Beethoven together with finalists of the Joseph Joachim Violin Competition. The… Read more


The Indian Summer shows its most beautiful side. A look into this week’s premiertone event calendar guarantees high feelings as well.

At the beginning of the week, the Novus String Quartet is giving a concert in Liège on Monday. Together with Michel Dalberto, the ensemble interprets Franck's Piano Quintet there. The Kuss Quartet will be performing on 19th of October at the Klinikum Schloss Winnenden. The Münchener Rundfunkorchester with flutist Read more