Johannes Wildner is keeping busy: symphonic concert, master class, recording

Following his guest performance conducting the Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra in Haydn, R. Strauss and Beethoven, Johannes Wildner is on the rostrum of the Hof Symphony on February 2nd through 4th. Kronach rewards its visitors not only with impressive late-mediæval fortifications and the most adorable half-timbered “Fachwerk” houses ever but also with a rich and varied programme (Modest Mussorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Concerto for piano and orchestra No. 9 in E flat major KV 271; Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 3 in F major op. 90). 
From February 12th through 18th, Mo. Wildner offers a master class in the context of the “International Conducting Masterclasses Berlin”. The following week will see (and hear) him do the fourth recording in Dutton records’ series on Braunfels’s works, with Mr. Wildner conducting the BBC Concert Orchestra.

50 Years Euroradio: Johannes Wildner conducts an anniversary concert in London – Nov. 27th

For fifty years now, Euroradio has served to continually further the sharing and exchanging of music within the European Broadcasting Union. To mark this momentous occasion, Johannes Wildner returns to the rostrum of the BBC Concert Orchestra to conduct works by Dobrinka Tabakova, Britten, Mozart and Beethoven. The concert will take place on November 27th at St. Luke’s, and the radio stations forming the EBU will broadcast the event live.

Johannes Wildner at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein in Duesseldorf - 14 and 21 Oct 2017

On 14 October 2017, the Austrian conductor Johannes Wildner will replace Axel Kobel upon short notice in the revival of Mozart's "The Abduction from the Seraglio" at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein in Duesseldorf. He will also conduct the 2nd performance on 21 October 2017.

Between Humility And Dominance

Johannes Wildner has embarked on his second year as a conducting professor at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna (MDW). Their magazine Kunsträume met him for a conversation on the fundaments of conductor's training an the significance of Hans Swarowsky. To read the full article please click on the PDF document and see page 22, English translation from page 25.

Première! Johannes Wildner conducting “The Merry Widow” at the Landestheater Linz – November 7th

Johannes Wildner was prevailed upon to undertake the musical direction of the Bruckner Orchestra Linz for the Lehár-operetta “The Merry Widow”. The production premieres on November 7th and is scheduled to run through May 11th, 2016, at the Linzer Musiktheater. On November 7th (première), 10th, 23rd, and 26th, as well as on the 2nd and 31st of December, Maestro Wildner will be on the rostrum. He recently gave a short interview to the Theaterzeitung, which you can read here in German language.

 

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Dates

19-20 February 2018

BBC Concert Orchestra
CD recording / Dutton records
Braunfels Volume 4

 

23 March 2018, 7:30 pm

Hofer Symphoniker

Peter Lawrence: Weitere Metamorphosen (nach Themen von Carl Maria von Weber)

Tan Dun: The Tears of Nature, Konzert für Schlagzeug und Orchester
Solistin: Vivi Vassileva

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphonie Nr. 6 F-Dur op. 68 "Pastorale"

 

31st March 2018,  6:30 pm

National Opera Bukarest
P.Mascagni/R.Leoncavallo: Cavalleria Rusticana/I Pagliacci (Premiere)
Director: Ion Caramitru

 

1st April 2018, 6:30 pm

National Opera Bukarest
P.Mascagni/R.Leoncavallo: Cavalleria Rusticana/I Pagliacci

 

5 April 2018, 6:30 pm
National Opera Bukarest
P.Mascagni/R.Leoncavallo: Cavalleria Rusticana/I Pagliacci

 

 

31 May 2018, 6:30 pm
Lithuanian National Theatre, Vilnius 

W.A.Mozart: Idomeneo (Premiere)
Regie: Graham Vick

 

2 June 2018, 6.30 pm

Lithuanian National Theatre, Vilnius

W.A.Mozart: Idomeneo

 

12 July 2018, 8 pm

Oper Burg Gars
G.Puccini: Tosca (Premiere)
further performances:
14, 17, 20, 22, 26, 28 July 2018
2, 4 August 2018