Austrian conductor Ernst Theis performs in Kazan with the State Symphony Orchestra of Tatarstan
The concert program will include Seventh and Eighth symphonies by Ludwig van Beethoven within the project «All Beethoven symphonies «.of artistic director and chief conductor of the Symphony Orchestra of Tatarstan Alexander Sladkovsky.
The Seventh Symphony is dedicated to Count M. Fries, Vienna patron, in whose house Beethoven frequently performed as a pianist. Premiered on December 8, 1813 by author. This comparatively small symphony, now so beloved by the public, transparent, clear and easy, at first a misunderstanding of contemporary musicians.
Compared to the Seventh, Eighth Symphony is the most classical, in form and spirit. It is riddled with humor and dance rhythms and direct echoes of Beethoven symphonies teachers, good-natured, «Haydn’s dad.»
Conductor Ernst Theis studied at the Vienna University of Music and Performing Arts on trumpet and percussion instruments. He was taught conducting at Otmar Zuytner and Peter Keyshing. Made his debut as a conductor January 5, 1989 with the Vienna Chamber Orchestra.
Collaborated with various orchestras in Vienna (Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestra of the Vienna Volksoper, Vienna Symphony, Philharmonic Orchestra), and with such orchestras, as the St. Petersburg Symphony Orchestra, the Hamburg Symphony Orchestra, Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra, Haydn Orchestra. in Bolzano, Orchestra of the Latvian National Opera Orchestra Bruknersky of Linz, the North German Radio Symphony Orchestra and others. In March 2013 E.Tays as conductor invited to Weill Festival in Dessau.