Herbert Blomstedt © Martin U.K. Lengemann

On tour with a legend

“The COE is like a good CEO: it is an undisputed leader but uses its power with discretion and always in the service of music. It has been my privilege over the years to join the orchestra for many unforgettable concerts.” (Herbert Blomstedt)

Although still in her early twenties, Spanish violinist Maria Dueñas has already received an exclusive contract with Deutsche Grammophon, has been named one of the BBC New Generation Artists 2021-2023 and has been awarded the Princesa de Girona Art and Culture 2023 Prize. Maria Dueñas is also a successful composer: Her solo piano piece “Farewell” was awarded a prize in the “Of Foreign Lands and People” competition for young composers in 2016.

24 May 2023, Cologne Philharmonic Hall
25 May 2023, Dortmund Concert Hall
26 May 2023, Philharmonie Luxembourg

Herbert Blomstedt, conductor
F. Berwald: Symphony No. 4 in E flat major “Naïve F.
F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy: Symphony No. 3 in A minor, op. 56 “Scottish”

28 May 2023, Dresden Music Festival
Herbert Blomstedt, conductor / Maria Dueñas, violin
F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy: Konzert für Violine und Orchester e-Moll op. 64
F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy: Symphony No. 3 in A minor, op. 56 “Scottish”