Seong-Jin Cho © Christoph Koestlin, Hilary Hahn © Chris Lee, Himari © Hitoshi Iwakiri, Andris Nelsons © Marco Borggreve, Tetzlaff Quartett © Giorgia Bertazzi, Kazuki Yamada © Zuzanna Specjal


Season 2024/2025: 6 KD SCHMID Artists with the Berliner Philharmoniker

We are delighted that six KD SCHMID artists will be performing with the distinguished orchestra of the Berliner Philharmoniker in the 2024/25 season

As Artist in Residence for the upcoming season, Seong-Jin Cho will perform in orchestral concerts in October 2024 with Paavo Järvi, and under the baton of Jakub Hrůša in March 2025 and April 2025, and give two different chamber music evenings in December 2024 and January 2025. Cho will conclude his Residency with an all-Ravel recital evening in April 2025.

In November 2024, Hilary Hahn with go on tour to the US with the Berliner Philharmoniker and Kirill Petrenko playing Korngold’s Violin Concerto at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC, Carnegie Hall in New York, and Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, in Michigan.

Gewandhauskapellmeister of the Gewandhausorchester and Music Director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Andris Nelsons, appears with the orchestra performing Anton Bruckner’s Symphony No. 8, a work with which he has a close connection having recorded it most recently with the Gewandhausorchester as part of a complete Bruckner cycle. Three concerts take place on 12th, 13th, 14th December 2024 at the prestigious Philharmonie.

The Teztlaff Quartett will perform in the Philharmonie’s Chamber Music Hall on 11th March 2025 with a programme of Ludwig van Beethoven, Jörg Widmann, and Johannes Brahms.

Japanese violinist Himari makes her debut with the Berliner Philharmoniker as one of the youngest ever soloists to appear with the orchestra. She performs Henry Wieniawski’s Concert for Violin and Orchestra No. 1, with Maestro Zubin Mehta on 20th, 21st and 22nd March 2025.

Finally, Kazuki Yamada, Chief Conductor and Artistic Advisor of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and Artistic & Music Director of Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo, makes his debut on 9th June 2025 conducting works by Ottorino Respighi, Tōru Takemitsu, and Saint-Saëns.