The Deutsche Philharmonie Bonn is highly professional, passionate and promising - the opinions of the press and concert goers about this unique orchestra. The orchestra excites with energetic and enthusiastic playing. Eager and intense, the orchestra presents itself on stage as one of the best free orchestras in Germany.
The orchestra's history makes it clear that this is not a simple symphony orchestra - this orchestra shows more: Ambitious projects that have already found imitators, such as "Music for All", are part of the orchestra's solid profile. Social projects underline the commitment of every single musician.
In 2015, the orchestra received its new name and plays its concerts with a professional cast of musicians from the Bonn region, mainly from orchestras such as the Beethovenorchester Bonn, the Düsseldorfer Sinfoniker, the WDR Symphony Orchestra, the Theater Krefeld-Mönchengladbach, the Sinfonieorchester Münster and others come. In addition to invitations to festivals such as the summer music Xanten, in which the orchestra was the first guest in 2016, the Dahmer Music Festival, the supporting program of the Beethovenfest Bonn, the orchestra has been repeatedly invited to tours to China and was in the largest concert halls in China, such as the Oriental Art Center Shanghai, the Shenzhen Music Hall or Beijing Concert Hall.
The repertoire of the orchestra is diverse - symphony concerts with major symphonic works, such as H. Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique, opera productions, this year WA Mozart's "Abduction from the Seraglio", gala performances, but also crossover projects show the orchestra's range.
Born in Berlin, David Scharmacher is Chief Conductor of the Deutsche Philharmonie Bonn. He studied German literature at the Humboldt University in Berlin, then bassoon and piano at the Rostock Academy of Music and Theater. During this time he was bassoonist and contrabassoonist of the Junge Deutsche Philharmonie. This enabled him to work intensively with renowned conductors such as Marc Piollet, Sebastian Weigle, Gary Bertini and Lothar Zagrosek.
He regularly performs as a conductor of the Deutsche Philharmonie Bonn and guest conductors with a wide repertoire, including the violin concertos by L. van Beethoven and PI Tchaikovsky, the cello concertos by R. Schumann and C-Saint-Saens with well-known soloists such as Sophie Moser and Gustav Rivinius, the " where he spent several weeks at the Concert Association of the Vienna State Opera Choir and the Vienna Singing Society with his conductors E. Raffelsberger and J.Prinz.
This was followed by an invitation of the GMD of the Vienna State Opera F. Welser-Möst to the Salzburg Festival. Since 2016 he is also artistic director of the music festival "Vinotonale", where he spent several weeks at the Concert Association of the Vienna State Opera Choir and the Vienna Singing Society with his conductors E. Raffelsberger and J.Prinz. This was followed by an invitation of the GMD of the Vienna State Opera F. Welser-Möst to the Salzburg Festival. Since 2016 he is also artistic director of the music festival "Vinotonale".
1. Traditional Good News From Beijing
2. J.Brahms: Hungarian Dance No. 5
3. G.Lehar: “Dein ist mein ganzes Herz”
4. K.Offenbach: Ouvertüre zu "Orpheus in der Unterwelt"
5. Lehar: Meine Lippen, sie küssen so heiß
6. Strauß: Polka Schnell
7. Di Capua: O Sole Mio
8. Mascagni: Intermezzo aus “Cavalleria Rusticana”
9. F.De Curtis: Non Ti Scordar Di Me
10. Strauß: Excerpts from his famous Operettes
- Intemission -
1. J.Bizet: Excerpts from the Opera Carmen
2. G.Puccin: Nessun Dorma from “Turandot”
3. L.Fucik: Entry of the Gladiators
4. Tschaikowsky: Excerpts from his famous Ballets “The Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake, Nutcracker”
5. L.Andersen: The Typewriter
6. Puccini: “O mio babbino caro”
7. Waldteufel: España
8. Verdi: Brindisi – Drinking Song