Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich

Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich

David Zinman, Conductor Gidon Kremer, Violin Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Concert for violin Nr. 5 A-Dur KV 219 Richard Strauss Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche op. 28 dOP (Circus Company). elektronic live act with soloists from the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich Projektil. Visuals Nicolas Kazimir. Party Tickets: click here

On the road again

On the road again

David Zinman has just ended a week working with the Gulbenkian orchestra in Lisbon, which he describes as a ‘really terrific orchestra’ - with a lot of young players, an excellent wind section and all very responsive.  He says Larry (Foster) has done a really great job!  After a few days well earned rounds of golf in (alas, not so sunny Read More

David Zinman’s Final Season

David Zinman’s Final Season

An article (in German) about Maestro Zinman's final season by the Neue Zürcher Zeitung.  Read more here.

Maestro Zinman performs with NHK Symphony in Tokyo

Maestro Zinman performs with NHK Symphony in Tokyo

Maestro Zinman has now finished six concerts with the NHK Symphony Orchestra in Tokyo Japan.  Concerts included Brahms Piano Concerto No.2 B-flat major op.83 with Hélène Grimaud and Mahler's 7th Symphony and were well received. For more information on the NHK Symphony Orchestra, please visit: http://goo.gl/ui7do To purchase recordings of Maestro Zinman, please click here: <A HREF="http://ws.amazon.de/widgets/q?rt=tf_ssw&ServiceVersion=20070822&MarketPlace=DE&ID=V20070822%2FDE%2Fdavizinm-21%2F8003%2Fcd89e529-fdbd-4263-a0eb-c68e88e7b455&Operation=NoScript">Amazon.de Widgets</A>

Maestro Zinman steps in to Conduct the NY Phil

Maestro Zinman steps in to Conduct the NY Phil

Maestro Zinman conducted the New York Philharmonic's December 13-15th Sibelius concerts.  He was replacing Daniel Harding who had to withdraw due to illness. More information maybe found at the following websites: http://goo.gl/0c8cC http://goo.gl/xrwCb

David Zinman to be named ‘Conductor Emeritus’ of the Tonhalle Orchestra Zürich

David Zinman to be named ‘Conductor Emeritus’ of the Tonhalle Orchestra Zürich

David Zinman’s responds positively to the announcement of his successor in July 2014.    Honoured to be named ‘Conductor Emeritus’ of the Tonhalle Orchestra. “I am excited and delighted that this talented young conductor, Lionel Bringuier, will be taking the helm of the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich, after I leave my post as Music Director at the end of July 2014. This is a Read More

David Zinman signed Mahler CD giveaway!

David Zinman signed Mahler CD giveaway!

Win a free signed copy of Mahler's 1st and 5th Symphonies recorded by David Zinman and the Tonhalle Orchestra Zürich! Just send an e-mail to davidzinmanmusic@gmail.com with your ticket number, seat number and mailing address.  The winner will be chosen at random! If you need a ticket you can go to http://goo.gl/fvxls Links to purchase the recordings: <A HREF="http://ws.amazon.de/widgets/q?rt=tf_ssw&ServiceVersion=20070822&MarketPlace=DE&ID=V20070822%2FDE%2Fdavizinm-21%2F8003%2F0741f1d4-71e9-4cf7-98ef-6214b67f748b&Operation=NoScript">Amazon.de Widgets</A> See you at the concert!

Win tickets with the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich

Win tickets with the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich

Win a pair of tickets with the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich: Thursday, 27. September 2012, 7pm – International Film music competition Friday, 28. September 2012, 10pm – tonhalleLATE – classic meets electronic Describe in one sentence why you should win these tickets to the film competition concert or to tonhalleLATE. The 6 coolest and most original reasons will be chosen by Maestro Zinman and will Read More

Tchaikovsky festival starts the new season

Tchaikovsky festival starts the new season

The new season started early for David Zinman and the Tonhalle Orchestra this year with a series of concerts in August featuring the works of Tchaikovsky, which included Symphonies Nos 4,5 & 6, plus the appearance of three renowned soloists. Christian Teztlaff played the Tchaikovsky violin concerto, Arcady Volodos the piano concerto No1 and Truls Mòrk the Roccoco Variations Read More

Google+ Hangout on Air with David Zinman on the 25th of June at 4pm

Google+ Hangout on Air with David Zinman on the 25th of June at 4pm

David Zinman counts as one of the great internationally-renowned conductors. As the Principal Conductor of the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich, he is particularly conscious of the role he plays in showcasing Zurich’s musical heritage to the world. One of the things which is close to David’s heart, is the possibility of sharing music with a younger audience,

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Conducting course with the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich


PRESS RELEASE 21/22 June 2012, Zurich: David Zinman’s third International Master Class in Europe. Works to be studied are by Sibelius, Schumann, Bartok and Mendelssohn with the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich. On June 21/22 David Zinman will hold an international conducting class in Zurich for the third year running. Eight aspiring maestros including two women have been selected from almost 200 applicants and the standard promises Read More

May concerts in Sydney, Wellington and Auckland


After the recent concerts in Helsinki with the Finnish Radio Orchestra and in Zurich with Julia Fischer and the Tonhalle Orchestra, David Zinman travels "down under" in May for a Mozart Requiem and Beethoven series of concerts with the Sydney Symphony in the concert hall Sydney Opera House, and then to Wellington and Auckland, New Zealand with the New Zealand Read More

David Zinman and Julia Fischer


At the end of next week, Julia Fischer will record the Dvorak and Bruch violin concertos with the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich for Decca. On 18 and 19 April David Zinman will perform two celebrated concertos with a much-admired violinist, Julia Fischer. He will then record these works, which will be released on the Decca label. This was the personal wish Read More

NEW LOOK WEBSITE


Welcome to David’s new web site, which is user friendly, informative and fun. You can look at new photos, listen to music and watch video clips and buy any of his recordings directly from his site!

ARTIST’S LIFE – Modern Beethoven with the New York Philharmonic


By David Zinman I have a fantasy of what Beethoven’s music should sound like, a fantasy that has taken shape over the last eight or nine years. Until that time, I had been blindly accepting what other conductors had done before me—a trap I think every artist must be careful to avoid. If the weight of tradition develops into a burden that obliterates all Read More

SCHUBERT IN ZURICH • BEETHOVEN IN NEW YORK


Schubert symphonies recording almost completed, then off to America for Beethoven with the New York Philharmonic. This year David Zinman has already conducted in Philadelphia, Boston and Cologne. Now he’s back in Zurich with an exciting programme of Strauss and Schubert with the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich, with whom he will complete recording the Schubert symphonies in the middle of February. He can enjoy a few days Read More

BACK IN THE USA • ZINMAN AND THE MODERN BEETHOVEN


Following an extended period of conducting in Europe, in January & March 2012, David Zinman will return to his roots, to conduct over 20 concerts in the USA with the Philadelphia Orchestra, Boston Symphony and 3 weeks conducting six Beethoven symphonies with the New York Philharmonic.  Appearing at the New York Philharmonic’s Beethoven Festival in March 2012, Zinman returns not Read More

The Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich goes East


The Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich goes East From 1 - 16 November the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich and their chief conductor David Zinman, will tour through Asia. They will play Schubert and Mahler in Shanghai and Beijing, and then continue to Japan. Here the cellist Yo-Yo Ma who will play concertos by Dvorak and Shostakovich, and who is touring with the orchestra Read More

Zinman’s recording legacy with the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich AIMEZ VOUS BRAHMS?


Zinman’s recording legacy with the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich AIMEZ VOUS BRAHMS? Brahms is no stranger to Zurich.  He conducted his ‘Triomphe Lied’ at the inauguration of the acoustically magnificent  ‘Tonhalle Zurich’ in 1895.  Now over 200 years later, David Zinman, chief conductor and music director of the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich since 1995, has left his legacy and recorded all the Brahms symphonies Read More

Birthday Concert July 2011

Birthday Concert July 2011

In celebration of David Zinman’s 75th birthday there will be a special Gala Concert on 8 July in the Tonhalle. Guest artists appearing will include: Juliane Banse, Radu Lupu, Cipa and Misha Dichter, Christian Zacharias, Julia Fischer, and a loyal friend of the orchestra, Alfred Brendel, who will read his own poetry. Information and details, please click here

International Conducting Class 2011 in Zurich

International Conducting Class 2011 in Zurich

On July 1st & 2nd David Zinman will teach at the International Conducting Class in Zurich (as part of the Zurich Festspiele 2011). Now in its second year, more than 100 aspiring conductors applied for 8 places, and all experienced young conductors will come to study with the maestro, whose years as a teacher have made him one of the most Read More

Live concert broadcast


Live concert broadcast with the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich in Leipzig. Broadcast thanks to ARTE  TV

Video Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment


Taken from the IC247 live stream concert with Antony Pay and the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

Autogram hour with David Zinman and live radio concert

Autogram hour with David Zinman and live radio concert

Saturday 21.5.2011, 11 til 12 at Musik Hug Zurich, Limmatquai 28 - 30 Autogram hour with David Zinman David Zinman will be signing copies of the 10 Mahler Symphonies CD Box at Musik Hug Zurich, Switzerland.   On Thursday the 19th May 2011 at 8pm (CET) the following concert excerpts will be broadcast live on this Radio DRS2 link: http://www.drs2.ch/www/de/drs2/sendungen/im-konzertsaal/2670.sh10174092.html Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich David Zinman, Thomas Grossenbacher, Edward Read More

David Zinman with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment


This week David Zinman conducts the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, an orchestra that plays on original instruments for the first time in his life.  For years he has studied the Beethoven Symphonies, looking at phrasing, notation and metronome marks.  Zinman's recordings of the Beethoven symphonies sold over a million worldwide.  This week he will translate this knowledge in Read More

NEW YEAR’S EVE CONCERT IN BEJING, CHINA

NEW YEAR’S EVE CONCERT IN BEJING, CHINA

David Zinman will conduct the China National Symphony Orchestra for this year's New Year Concerts at the National Centre of Performing Arts in Beijing. David Zinman will be joined by pianist Hélène Grimaud and the violinist Valery Sokolov. The performances are on 31 December & 1 January, and both will be televised across China to welcome in the New Year. Read More

ZINMAN IN EUROPE 2011


As soon as David Zinman has finished with the festivities in China he will return to Europe in the first week of January 2011 to conduct one of the world’s most celebrated orchestras, the Berlin Philharmonic. Zinman is no stranger here, and will conduct  4 concerts of music including the World Première of a work by Hillborg, commissioned jointly by Read More

COMPLETE MAHLER SYMPHONIES BOX AVAILABLE ON SONY CLASSICAL LABEL


All ten symphonies by Mahler with the Tohalle Orchestra Zurich conducted by David Zinman are now available as a box set in most European countries. David Zinman chose to use the Clinton Carpenter version of the 10th symphony because it is more rarely performed, and he felt it was nearest to what Mahler would have written.  This box set is Read More