The great German teacher Reinhard Goebel, one of the pioneers of musical interpretation with historicist criteria, returns to the podium of Philharmonic Orchestra of Gran Canaria to direct the third concert of season ticket payment 2018-2019, which will take place on October 5 – Friday – at the Alfredo Kraus Auditorium at 8:00 p.m.
Reinhard Goebel will offer to the front of the whole of the Cabildo a novel program around the Classicism which brings together two authors who had an outstanding presence in Viennese musical life of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, Franz Clement and Anton Eberl. De Clement, violinist and composer closely linked to Beethoven, the OFGC will offer the absolute premiere of the Overture in C major (1820) and of Eberl, pianist and composer whom he joined a close relationship with Mozart, the first interpretation in Spain of the Symphony No. 4 in D minor (1806).
The work that will close this program of Goebel, the Serenade nº 9 in D major K. is also new in the OFGC repertoire. Postilion from Mozart. It is a solemn and festive score dated 1779 and intended for a graduation ceremony in the University of Salzburg in which concertante sections are included. Its subtitle derives from the use of an instrument called a postillion cornet that was used to announce the arrival of mail.
The locations for the concert (32, 26, 19, 15 and 13 euros) can be purchased through ofgrancanaria.com and its Facebook profile and at the ticket offices of the Alfredo Kraus Auditorium and the Pérez Galdós Theater.
Special discounts are offered for students, unemployed and over 65 and under 26 years old.
Ancient music icon
Exalted by the Süddeutsche Zeitung as an "ancient music icon" and praised by the New York Times as "a beacon in a sea of mediocrity", Reinhard Goebel specializes in a repertoire that spans from the 17th century to the beginning of the 19th century. He is a renowned specialist in the practice of vintage instruments with both old music ensembles and modern orchestras, as well as an inexhaustible source of knowledge of the repertoire's jewels. He was awarded the Bach Medal from Leipzig in 2017 for its "pioneering and vigorous research of the repertoire away from traditional names".
He was the founder of the legendary group Musica Antiqua Köln, who led for 33 years. As a director, his unique way of amalgamating passion for music with meticulous musicological treatment inspires, captivates and polarizes the current orchestral scene. Asked if too much knowledge could be harmful to music, he replied: "It is not possible, knowledge is the source of all inspiration! It is amazing. […] Knowledge makes us drunk, and the more knowledge we get drunk. "(VAN Magazine, 2016).
Next season will provide musical encounters with orchestras such as Stavanger Symphony, Konzerthaus, WDR Symphony, as well as a position as an artist resident in the Mozart Festival of Würzburg (acting with the WDR Symphony, Tapiola Sinfonietta, Munich Radio, Bámberg Symphony) and a tour of Japan with the Munich Symphony.
Reinhard Goebel has worked with orchestras as the Berlin Philharmonic, Staatskapelle from Dresden, Radio Symphony Frankfurt, Cologne, Hanover, Munich, Leipzig Y Saarbrücken, Academy of Ancient Music, in addition to the T SymphoniesAipei, Melbourne Y Sydney. He is a professor of historical interpretation practice in Mozarteum of Salzburg.
Recordings and prizes
He has made recordings for great labels like Deutsche Harmonia Mundi, Deutsche Grammophon, Sony BMG Y Oehms Classics. In 2008 Reinhard Goebel, together with the Korean violinist Yura Lee and the Bayerische Kammerphilharmonie, was awarded the Diapason d'Or for his disc Mozart in Paris, presented at the 2007 Mozart Festival in Augsburg; a prize that he had already received for some records with Musica Antiqua Köln and that in 2010 he was awarded again for the reissue of the recording for Deutsche Grammophon Le Parnasse Francais with Musica Antiqua Köln, which in its original edition of 1978 had already given him the same prize.
Lübeck honored Reinhard Goebel in 1984 with the Buxtehude Prize, as he did Magdeburg in 2002 with the Telemann Award. As early as 1980 he won the Siemens Förderpreis and in 1997 the state award of Nordrhein-Westfalen, granted in person by the future German president, Johannes Rau.
In 2007 he received the IMA award in London, and in 2015 the BBC Music Magazine He chose him to appear on the list of the 20 best violinists of all time.