Previous concerts

In the past years, the Akademische Philharmonie Heidelberg has performed a wide range of classical music pieces. Here you can find the programs, soloists and conductors of our latest concerts.

Winter semester 2019/2020

Main concerts: Friday, 31.01.2020, and Saturday, 01.02.2020, both 8.00 pm, Johannes-Brahms-Saal of the Musik- und Singschule Heidelberg
Richard Wagner - Siegfried's Death and Funeral March
Johannes Brahms - Concert for Violin and Orchestra in D-Major
Gustav Mahler - Symphony No. 1 in D-Major
Conductor: Olivier Pols, soloist: Friedemann Breuninger

Summer semester 2019

Main concert: Friday, 12.07.2019, 8.00 pm, Stadthalle Heidelberg
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 40 in G minor
Leonard Bernstein - Halil for solo flute, string orchestra and percussion instruments
Richard Strauss - An Alpine Symphony
Conductor: Jesko Sirvend, soloist: Ayla Emanet

Winter semester 2018/2019

Main concert: Friday, 18.01.2018, 8.00 pm, Stadthalle Heidelberg
Maurice Ravel - Pavane pour une infante défunte
Maurice Ravel - Ma mère l'oye (ballet)
Igor Stravinsky - Firebird (ballet)
Conductor: Jesko Sirvend

Summer semester 2018

Main concert: Friday, 06.07.2018, 8.00 pm, Stadthalle Heidelberg
Carl Nielsen - Symphony No. 2, The Four Temperaments
Johannes Brahms - Symphony No. 2
Conductor: Jesko Sirvend

Winter semester 2017/2018

Main concert: Friday, 19.01.2018, 8.00 pm, Stadthalle Heidelberg
Edward Elgar - In the South (Alassio)
André Jolivet - Flute concerto No. 1
Edvard Grieg - Peer Gynt Suites
Jean Sibelius - Symphony No. 1
Conductor: Jesko Sirvend, soloist: Lilja Steininger

Summer semester 2017

Main concert: Friday, 30.06.2017, 8.00 pm, Stadthalle Heidelberg
Richard Wagner - Tristan and Isolde: Prelude and Transfiguration
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy - Symphony No. 4, Italian
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 4
Conductor: Jesko Sirvend, soloist: Edvina Valjevcic

Winter semester 2016/2017

Main concert: Friday, 20.01.2017, 8.00 pm, Stadthalle Heidelberg
Richard Wagner (Michael Luig) - Parsifal without words
Antonín Dvořák - Symphonie No. 7 D minor
Conductor: Jesko Sirvend

Summer semester 2016

Main concert: Friday, 01.07.2016, 8.00 pm, Stadthalle Heidelberg
Ludwig van Beethoven - Violin Concerto in D major, op. 61
Gustav Mahler - Symphony No. 5
Conductor: Jesko Sirvend, soloist: Soyoung Yoon

Winter semester 2015/2016

Main concert: Thursday, 04.02.2016, 8.00 pm, Stadthalle Heidelberg
Johannes Brahms - Academic Festival Overture
Richard Strauss - Four last songs
Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 5
Conductor: Jesko Sirvend, soloist: Hye-Sung Na

Summer semester 2015

Main concert: Friday, 03.07.2015, 8.00 pm, Stadthalle Heidelberg
Maurice Ravel - Le Tombeau de Couperin
Zhang Jiao - The Poem of Sea and Night
Johannes Brahms - Symphony No. 4
Conductor: Jesko Sirvend

Winter semester 2014/2015

Main concert: Friday, 23.01.2015, 8.00 pm, Stadthalle Heidelberg
Johannes Brahms - Tragic Overture
Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 2
Igor Stravinsky - Le Sacre du Printemps
Conductor: Jesko Sirvend

Summer semester 2014

Main concert: Friday, 18.07.2014, 8.00 pm, Stadthalle Heidelberg
Ottorino Respighi, Fontane di Roma
Edward Elgar - Sea Pictures
Edward Elgar - Enigma Variations
Ottorino Respighi - Pini di Roma
Conductor: Jesko Sirvend, soloist: Esther Valentin

Winter semester 2013/2014

Main concert: Friday, 24.01.2014, 8.00 pm, Stadthalle Heidelberg
Gustav Mahler - Symphony No. 6
Conductor: Jesko Sirvend

Summer semester 2013

Main concert: Friday, 12.07.2012, 8.00 pm, Stadthalle Heidelberg
Anton Bruckner - Symphony No. 9
Fourth movement: Completion by Samale-Phillips-Cohrs-Mazzuca
Conductor: Jesko Sirvend

Winter semester 2012/2013

Main concert: Friday, 18.01.2013, 8.00 pm, Stadthalle Heidelberg
John Adams - Short Ride in a Fast Machine
Jacques Ibert - Concerto for flute and orchestra
Johannes Brahms - Symphony No. 3
Conductor: Jesko Sirvend, soloist: Silvia Careddu

Summer semester 2012

Main concert: Thursday, 05.07.2012, 8.00 pm, Stadthalle Heidelberg
Antonín Dvořák - Cello concerto B minor, op. 104
Leonard Bernstein - Slava! A Political Overture
Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 3 "Eroica"
Conductor: Jesko Sirvend, soloist: Heike Schuch

Winter semester 2011/2012

Main concert: Thursday, 26.01.2012, 8.00 pm, Stadthalle Heidelberg
George Gershwin - Cuban Overture
Maurice Ravel - La Valse
Leonard Bernstein - Divertimento for Orchestra
Claude Debussy - La Mer
Maurice Ravel - Daphnis et Chloé, 2nd Suite
Conductor: Jesko Sirvend

Summer semester 2011

Main concert: Thursday, 07.07.2011, 8.00 pm, Stadthalle Heidelberg
Ludwig van Beethoven - Overture "Coriolan"
Uwe Lohrmann - Concerto for violin and orchestra
Richard Strauss - Ein Heldenleben
Conductor: Jesko Sirvend, soloist: Alexander Gilman

Winter semester 2010/2011

Main concert: Thursday, 20.01.2010, 8.00 pm, Stadthalle Heidelberg
Hector Berlioz - Le Carnaval romain, Ouverture caracteristique No. 9
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano concerto No. 20, D minor, KV 466
Jean Sibelius - Symphony No. 2, D major, op. 42
Conductor: Jesko Sirvend, soloist: Olga Scheps

Summer semester 2010

First concert: Wednesday, 30.06.2010, 8.00 pm, Church of the Holy Spirit, Heidelberg
Anton Bruckner - Symphony No. 4 "Romantic"
Main concert: Thursday, 01.07.2010, 8.00 pm, Stadthalle Heidelberg
Dmitri Shostakovich - Violin concerto No. 1, A minor
Anton Bruckner - Symphony No. 4 "Romantic"
Conductor: Jesko Sirvend, soloist: Soyoung Yoon

Winter semester 2009/2010

Main concert: Friday, 15.01.2010, 8.00 pm, Stadthalle Heidelberg
Leonard Bernstein - Overture to "Candide"
Richard Strauss - Songs for soprano and orchestra
Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony No. 5
Conductor: Jesko Sirvend, soloist: Hye-Sung Na

Summer semester 2009

Main concert: Friday, 02.07.2009, 8.00 pm, Stadthalle Heidelberg
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - 1812 Overture
Antonín Dvořák - Czech Suite op. 39
Hector Berlioz - Symphonie Fantastique op. 14
Conductor: Wolfgang Seeliger
Choir concert: Sonntag, 21.06.2009, 7.00 pm, Trinitatis church, Mannheim
Antonín Dvořák - Stabat Mater, op. 58,
with the Konzertchor Darmstadt
Conductor: Wolfgang Seeliger, soloists: Katharina Leye, Bettina Ranch, Danilo Thepsa, Bardo Menke

Winter semester 2008/2009

Main concerts: Thursday, 15.01.2009 & Saturday, 17.01.2009, 8.00 pm, Stadthalle Heidelberg
Sergei Rachmaninoff - Piano concerto No. 2 C minor, op. 18
Gustav Mahler - Symphony No. 1 D major "Titan"
Conductor: Wolfgang Seeliger, soloist: Cornelius Meister

Summer semester 2008

Main concert: Friday, 04.07.2008, 8.00 pm, Stadthalle Heidelberg
Richard Wagner - Overture to "Tannhäuser"
Henri Tomasi - Concerto for trumpet and orchestra
Johannes Brahms - Symphony No. 1
Conductor: Wolfgang Seeliger, soloist: Stephan Stadtfeld

Winter semester 2007/2008

Main concert: Thursday, 24.01.2008, 8.00 pm, Stadthalle Heidelberg
Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony No. 6
Edward Elgar - Enigma Variations
Paul Hindemith - Symphonic Metamorphosis
Conductor: Wolfgang Seeliger

Summer semester 2007

Main concert: Friday, 06.07.2007, 8.00 pm, Stadthalle Heidelberg
Alexander Borodin - Overture to "Prince Igor"
Anatoly Lyadov - The enchanted lake
Modest Mussorgsky - Night on bald mountain
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 4
Conductor: Wolfgang Seeliger

Winter semester 2006/2007

Main concert: Wednesday, 02.05.2007, 8.00 pm, Stadthalle Heidelberg
The concert should have been played in January but had to be rescheduled due to the storm "Kyrill".
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy - Symphony No. 4 A major op. 90, "Italian"
Hector Berlioz - Harold in Italy
Conductor: Wolfgang Seeliger, soloist: Edward Vanderspar
Chamber concert: Friday, 02.02.2007, 8.00 pm, Providenzkirche Heidelberg
Members of the Akademische Philharmonie Heidelberg play in small ensembles as part of the concert program "Freitagnacht in Providenz"
Works by Mozart, Vivaldi, Villa-Lobos, Mendelssohn Bartholdy and others
Conductor:Peter Shannon
Choir concert: Sunday, 10.12.2006, 4.00 pm, Konkordienkirche Mannheim
Johann Sebastian Bach, Christmas Oratorio, Cantatas 1-3
Concert with the Konkordien-Kantorei Mannheim, conductor: Peter Shannon

Summer semester 2006

Main concert: Friday, 14.07.2006, 8.00 pm, Stadthalle Heidelberg
Stanisław Moniuszko - Overture to the opera "Halka"
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Concerto in E flat major for horn and orchestra KV495
Antonín Dvořák - Symphony No. 9 "From the New World"
Conductor: Peter Shannon, soloist: Thomas Crome