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Aus der Neuen Welt


Mei Ann Chen dirigiert Mei-Ann Chen conducts two works of the highest maturity: Dvořák's Symphony "From the New World" and Iván Eröd's Concerto for Three Clarinets and Orchestra with Andrea Götsch lacht in die Kamera Andrea Götsch and Alexander & Michael Gurfinkel.


What to expect:

Iván Eröd: Triple Concerto for three clarinets and Orchestra, op. 92
Antonín Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 in E minor, op. 95, “From the New World”

Michael Gurfinkel


Born in Russia in 1960, Michael Gurfinkel was engaged as a soloist on clarinet and bass clarinet in the USSR Symphony Orchestra before moving to Israel in 1990. Today he is an active chamber musician and produces music festivals as director of an artist agency.

Recreation - Das Orchester


Recreation is special in many ways: consisting of musicians whose nationalities range from Japan to Venezuela, most of the members received part of their training in Graz. After its formation in 2002, the collective played unique halls such as the Alte Oper Frankfurt and worked with outstanding conductors.

Mei-Ann Chen


Born in Taiwan, Mei-Ann Chen has lived in the US since 1989 and holds a doctorate in music (conducting) and a master’s degree in violin performance. One of America’s most promising young conductors, she was the first woman to win the Malko International Conductors Competition and has been appointed chief conductor of Recreation Graz beginning fall 2021.


Time and again, the New World in Dvořák‘s 9th sounds new and fresh

Time and again, the New World in Dvořák‘s 9th sounds new and fresh, even after 130 years. Iván Eröd’s Concerto for Three Clarinets and Orchestra, performed for the first time in 2016 by the Vienna Philharmonic, is in fact quite new, however, and played for us by Andrea Götsch, Alexander & Michael Gurfinkel, Mei-Ann Chen goes further still: she combines the huge sound of America, her home of choice, with the tones of her native Taiwan in the far east.

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