At the benefit concert at the Herkulessaal inside Munich’s Residenz on November 13, 2015, Anne-Sophie Mutter performs once again with one of her Foundation’s fellows: together with the 30-year-old cellist Maximilian Hornung she performs the Brahms Double Concerto – Mariss Jansons conducts the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra. The proceeds of the concert will be donated in full to the initiative “Music for All Children”, founded by the SZ Advent Calendar and the BR Symphony Orchestra and supporting children from poor families and a choral project involving handicapped children and teenagers.
After the Double Concerto by Johannes Brahms, Jansons and the Symphony Orchestra will pay homage to Jean Sibelius, who was born 150 years ago on December 8, performing his Symphony No. 2 with its rousing finale – often considered the Finnish composer’s most popular work.
In May 2015 Anne-Sophie Mutter put her noble, impressively named “Lord Dunn-Raven” Stradivarius through more than ist usual paces. For a change, rather than standing on stage in one of the world’s renowned well-tempered grand concert halls, she spent two evenings playing in a tiny graffiti-scrawled nightclub in the Friedrichshain district of Berlin... MORE [+]