Christian Schmitt played the world premiere of “Umarmung – Licht und Schatten für Orgel und Orchester” by Toshio Hosokawa

By May 2, 2017Uncategorized

On April 27, CHRISTIAN SCHMITT performed the world premiere of a new organ concerto by Toshio Hosokawa especially written for him at the Konzerthalle Bamberg.

The piece is a commissioned composition from the Bamberger Symphoniker, Kölner Philharmonie (KölnMusik), Philharmonie Luxembourg & Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg and the Wiener Konzerthausgesellschaft, sponsored by the Ernst von Siemens-Musikstiftung.

A further performance will follow in Vienna with the Radio Symphonieorchester Wien.