For the first time in Macedonia, Gustav Kun, the top Austrian conductor will be performed one of the most monumental symphonies of all time - Symphony no. 9 by Ludwig van Beethoven., on the stage of the Macedonian Philharmonic. "Fight, hope, victory" is the title of the forthcoming symphonic concert of the Macedonian Philharmonic, which will be held this Friday (October 19) at 20:00.
In this grandiose project, alongside the Macedonian Philharmonic Orchestra, the soloists will be: Sofi Gordeladze - soprano (Georgia), George Vincent-Humphrey - Tenor (USA), Michael Kupfer - Bass Bariton (Germany) and Martha Loti - mezzo-soprano Italy), as well as the Philharmonic choir "Svetoslav Obretenov" from Bulgaria and the Macedonian choir "ProArs".
Ever since her premiere in Vienna, on May 9, 1824, when Beethoven was already completely deaf, conducting no real contact with musicians, due to which a debacle was avoided, Symphony no. 9 becomes one of the crucial works in musical history. The "Ninth" is not only the ultimate achievement of classicism and the work-guiding towards romanticism, but also a superior composition whose sounds are equated with the anthem of humanity and humanism. Therefore, this work is regularly present in the concert programs in the world, and its fourth paragraph, "Ode to Joy" was adopted by the Council of Europe in 1972 and has been used in the European Union since 1986 as the Anthem of Europe.
Austrian conductor Gustav Kun is founder, art director, chief conductor and stage director at the Tyrol Festival in Earl, a festival with a rich program in the field of classical music and opera, where he is also active as an artist. For more than 20 years, Gustav Kun is completely committed to conducting and producing operas, creating an outstanding artistic synthesis between music and the stage, and his name stands on a number of productions, including Salome, Don Carlo, Othello, , "Bohemians", "Falstaff" ..., performances that, as they describe the criticism, "take their breath". In 1993 he developed the series "Hal Opera" for the Santori Hall Opera in Tokyo. Guest conductor is the Berlin Philharmonic, the Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra, the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the Philharmonic Orchestra of Scala, the National Orchestra of France, the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra ... in the opera houses in Vienna, London, Salzburg, Paris, Milan .