Hartmut Haenchen occupies a very first place in international musical life and is particularly known and appreciated for his interpretations of Richard Strauss, Wagner and Mahler. Born in Dresden, Germany, Hartmut Haenchen was principal conductor of the Nederlands Philharmonisch Orkest and musical director of the Dutch National Opera. During his 13-year term, he conducted an extensive operatic repertoire, including works by Alban Berg, Georg Friedrich Händel, Modest Mussorgsky, Aribert Reimann and Giuseppe Verdi and Richard Wagner. He directed the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic, the Orchester Symphonique de la Monnaie, the New Japan Philharmonic, the Orchestra of the National Academy of Santa Cecilia, the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, the Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden and the Berlin Philharmonic. He also conducted “Parsifal” at the Bayreuth Festival, “Tristan and Isolde” at the Opéra de Lyon and “Cosi fan tutte” at the Grand Théâtre de Genève. In 2008 he was awarded the Federal Cross of Merit of the Republic of Germany. “Opernwelt” magazine named him Director of the Year in 2017.
Conductor Harmut Haenchen’s concert program includes:
- Johannes Brahms, Symphony No. 3 in F Major, Op. 90
- Anton Bruckner, Symphony No. 3 in D minor, WAB 103
Location: La Fenice Opera House, Venice
Schedule: October 16 – 17, 2021