Munich Symphony Orchestra - The sound of our city

The logo of the Munich Symphony Orchestra shows a golden angel on the banks of the River Isar whose wing tips point skywards, keeping vigil over the Bavarian state capital. Strongly committed to Munich and its music traditions, the Munich Symphony Orchestra is one of the city's four symphony orchestras. The Orchestra takes as its motto and as its remit the maxim "The Sound of our City"; with its four subscription concert series in Munich's grand venues it is well-established as one of the city's most renowned ensembles, and when on tour, it takes that "Sound of our City" far and wide beyond the city limits. 

Classical-Romantic orchestral repertoire is at the heart of the MSO's mission to uphold musical traditions while offering new listening experiences. Famous soloists and talented newcomers in the classical field are always happy to make guest appearances with the orchestra. Experienced conductors and those just starting out on a career can regularly be seen on the rostrum directing the orchestra. Since the 2014/2015 season Bielefeld-born Kevin John Edusei has been the MSO's Principal Conductor. He is complemented from time to time by the young German-American Ken-David Masur as Principal Guest Conductor, while the orchestra enjoys an artistic bond with Philippe Entremont, its Honorary Conductor.

In addition to the classical repertoire, the Munich Symphony Orchestra also excels in top-flight productions in the fields of opera, film and show music. The programme comprises around 110 concerts per year, offering audiences a wide repertoire in which the orchestra's extrovert style of music-making is on show: lovers of film soundtracks have enjoyed live performances of the music to "The Lord of the Rings" and Disney's "Fantasia” and opera lovers flock to the Opera Festival at the Gut Immling estate to enjoy the Munich Symphony Orchestra's playing.

(updated: September 2015)

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Sat 30 Sep
02:00 PM
Herkulessaal, München
Mozart: Ouvertüre aus "Don Giovanni" Mozart: Sinfonia concertante für Oboe, Klarinette, Horn, Fagott und Orchester Es-Dur KV Anh. I,9 (297b) Mendelssohn: Symphonie Nr. 5 d-Moll op. 107, "Reformations-Sinfonie"
Tue 10 Oct
08:00 PM
Prinzregententheater, München
Gemeinsam mit Schauspieler Max Müller präsentieren die Münchner Symphoniker die „Geschichte eines Nussknackers“ von Alexandre Dumas zusammen mit Auszügen aus Peter Tschaikowskys beliebter Ballettmusik.
Wed 25 Oct
08:00 PM
Herkulessaal, München
Bernd Alois Zimmermann: Stille und Umkehr Brahms: Konzert für Violine und Orchester D-Dur op. 77 Schubert: Symphonie Nr. 7 h-moll D 759 "Unvollendete" (fertig gestellt von Mario Venzago)
Thu 26 Oct
08:00 PM
Prinzregententheater, München
Brahms: Konzert für Violine und Orchester D-Dur op. 77 Schubert: Symphonie Nr. 7 h-moll D 759 "Unvollendete" (fertig gestellt von Mario Venzago)
Sun 05 Nov
07:00 PM
Herkulessaal, München
Brahms: Ein deutsches Requiem op. 45
Mon 02 Oct
07:30 PM
Christuskirche, Bad Füssing
Mendelssohn: Ouvertüre zu "Die Heimkehr aus der Fremde" op. 89 Mozart: Sinfonia concertante für Oboe, Klarinette, Horn, Fagott und Orchester Es-Dur KV Anh. I,9 (297b) Mendelssohn: Symphonie Nr. 5 d-Moll op. 107, "Reformations-Sinfonie"
Sun 15 Oct
11:30 AM
TonHalle München
Auf der Grundlage der Hörbuch-Fassung „Man sieht auch mit den Ohren gut“ schrieb die Musikjournalistin Kerstin Unseld eine 1-stündige Bühnenfassung für Kinder im Alter von 6 – 12 Jahren.
Sun 22 Oct
07:00 PM
bigBOX Allgäu, Kempten
Bernd Alois Zimmermann: Stille und Umkehr Brahms: Konzert für Violine und Orchester D-Dur op. 77 Schubert: Symphonie Nr. 7 h-moll D 759 "Unvollendete" (fertig gestellt von Mario Venzago)
Sat 11 Nov
07:30 PM
Kongresshaus, Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin Ravel: Klavierkonzert G-Dur Beethoven: Symphonie Nr. 3 Es-Dur op. 55 „Eroica“
Fri 29 Dec
06:00 PM
Liederhalle, Stuttgart
Beethoven: Symphonie Nr. 9 d-Moll op. 125