Johannes Brahms' Second Symphony is often seen as his "Pastoral", a sunny piece written in a happy summer at the Wörthersee. But underneath the surface, there is subtext of pain and unfulfilled love, as shown by two of his own songs that are quoted in the piece.
Austria is the featured country of the 2018 season at Casa da Musica. Georg Friedrich Haas will be composer in residence plus we'll do the complete cycle of Bruckner symphonies and all the Mozart violin concertos with Benjamin Schmid and the Orquestra Sinfonica do Porto Casa da Musica.
Going back to Buenos Aires in June 2018 to work with the Buenos Aires Philharmonic in Gubaidulina's "Fachwerk" for bayan, strings and percussion, Liadov's "Enchanted Lake" and Lutoslawski's Concerto for Orchestra.