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26th November 2021

New Music this December

Semyon Bychkov gives the German première of Thomas Larcher’s Piano Concerto this December with the Berlin Philharmonic and dedicatee Kirill Gerstein. Performances take place on 2, 3 and 4 December with the last being live-streamed via the Berlin Phil’s Digital Concert Hall. Bychkov first conducted Larcher’s music in 2016 when...

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3rd November 2021

Semyon Bychkov in America

Semyon Bychkov returns to the USA for the first time since 2018 this November. On 11, 13 and 14 November, he conducts the Cleveland Orchestra in music by Dvořák, Ravel and Tchaikovsky. A week later, Bychkov will return to New York to conduct the NY Philharmonic at Carnegie Hall in...

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25th October 2021

Bernard Haitink Tribute

Last Friday the world mourned the loss of Maestro Bernard Haitink with whom Semyon Bychkov has warm memories of his encounters. Here are a few lines he wrote about the great Dutch conductor: “With the departure of Bernard Haitink we lost Haitink the artist and Haitink the man which was...

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21st October 2021

Mahler’s Ninth Symphony in Prague

For the opening subscription concerts of the 126th season, Semyon Bychkov and the Czech Philharmonic present six performances of Mahler’s mighty Ninth Symphony in Prague from 27-29 October and 4-6 November. Following recording sessions of Mahler’s First Symphony earlier in the month as part of Bychkov and the Czech Philharmonic’s...

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