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10th concert Berlin/Essen 2012

Sonic Healthcare and the Aventis Foundation contributed with generous donations to the project.

Sunday, October 14, 2012, 4 pm, Philharmonic Hall Berlin
Monday, October 15, 2012, 8 pm, Philharmonic Hall Essen, Alfried Krupp Saal

Gaetano Donizetti, Ouverture ouverture of Elisir d’amore
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, clarinet concerto in A major, KV 622
Anton Bruckner, Symphony No. 7 in E major

World Doctors Orchestra
Conductor: Stefan Willich
Soloist: Wenzel Fuchs, clarinet

Some musical samples of this concert are available here.

Wenzel Fuchs, the Innsbruck native, scion of a musical family, was already playing the clarinet as a child in various wind ensembles. After first studying in Kitzbühel and Innsbruck, he went to the Vienna Musikhochschule, where he had the opportunity of playing as a substitute with the Wiener Philharmoniker. He began his professional career as principal clarinettist of the Vienna Volksoper, then moving to the Austrian Radio (ORF) Symphony Orchestra and in 1993 to the Berliner Philharmoniker. Fuchs is active as a soloist and chamber player in, among other groups, the Philharmonic Wind Ensemble, Philharmonic Wind Soloists, Philharmonic Octet and the Philharmonic Friends of Vienna-Berlin. He also teaches in the Berliner Philharmoniker’s Orchestra Academy, holds a professorship at the Hochschule für Musik »Hanns Eisler« Berlin, a visiting professorship at Sakuyou Music University in Okayama, Japan and an honorary professorship at the Shanghai Conservatory, and he gives master classes all over the world.

Next Concert

Wednesday,
February 6, 2019
Jerusalem Centre for the Performing Arts, Israel

Thursday,
February 7, 2019
Bronfmann Hall Tel Aviv, Israel

Antonín Dvořák, Symphony No. 8

George Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue

Popular works to be announced

Stefan Willich, conductor

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