Herbstgold Festival, Eisenstadt

The COE opens the Herbstgold Festival at Schloss Esterhazy in Eisenstadt with two concerts featuring violinist Julian Rachlin and pianist/conductor Sir András Schiff in works by Brahms, Haydn, Beethoven and Bartok on 15th and 18th September.

Herbstgold - Schloss Esterhazy, Haydnsaal, Eisenstadt, Austria

15, 18 September 2022

Concerts with Robin Ticciati and Francesco Piemontesi

Conductor Robin Ticciati and pianist Francesco Piemontesi join the COE for a week of concerts at the Settimane Musicali di Ascona, the Südtirol Festival in Merano and the Musikfest in Bremen. Together, they will perform works by Weber, Schumann and Brahms.

Settimane Musicali Ascona - Church San Francesco, Locarno, Switzerland
Kursaal, Merano, Italy
Musikfest, Die Glocke, Bremen, Germany

6, 8 and 9 September 2022

Brahms cycle with Yannick Nézet-Séguin

Residency with Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Beatrice Rana and Seong-Jin Cho at the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, performing and recording Brahms Symphonies Nos. 1 and 2 and Piano Concerto No. 1 for Deustche Grammophon. The COE will also perform works by Clara Wieck-Schumann and Robert Schumann and Louise Farrenc.

Festspielhaus, Baden-Baden, Germany

8th, 10th, 15th, 16th and 17th July 2022

Beethoven with Jan Lisiecki

In June and July 2022, the COE and pianist Jan Lisiecki perform all of the Beethoven Piano Concertos at the Klavier Festival Ruhr and the Rheingau Musik Festival in Germany. These concerts were due to happen in 2020 but were postponed due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Klavier-Festival Ruhr - Historische Stadthalle, Wuppertal, Germany
Klavier-Festival Ruhr - Konzerthaus, Dortmund, Germany
Rheingau Musik Festival - Kurhaus, Wiesbaden, Germany

22, 23 June 2022 and 28, 29 July 2022

Tour with Sir Simon Rattle

Tour to Germany, Luxemburg and Austria with Sir Simon Rattle and singers Magdalena Kožená and Andrew Staples, performing Metamorphosen by Richard Strauss and Das Lied von der Erde by Mahler.

Dresdner Musikfestspiele - Kulturpalast, Dresden, Germany
Philharmonie Luxembourg, Luxemburg, Luxemburg
Kölner Philharmonie, Cologne, Germany
Musikverein, Vienna, Austria
Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg, Germany

31 May, 1, 3, 5, 7 June 2022

Mozartfest 2022 with François Leleux

The COE and François Leleux – its former principal oboe – will perform two concerts at this year’s Mozartfest in Würzburg and Augsburg on 26th and 27th May. The programme features Haydn’s Symphony No. 22, Arias from Mozart operas arranged for oboe and orchestra, Cimarosa’s Concerto for Oboe and Strings and Mozart’s Symphony No. 28. In Würzburg, COE cellist Kate Gould will perform Le Corps des Cordes for solo cello by Isabel Mundry and in Augsburg, a COE chamber ensemble will perform Widmann’s Aria for Violin, Viola and 11 strings. Both concerts will be directed by COE Leader for this project, Jose Maria Blumenschein.

Residenz, Kaisersaal, Würzburg, Germany
Kongress am Park, Augsburg, Germany

26, 27 May

Concerts with Jakub Hrůša and Patricia Kopatchinskaja

The COE is looking forward to making its debut with Czech conductor Jakub Hrusa, performing concerts in Pistoia and Bologna in Italy this spring. They will be joined by violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja with whom the COE last worked in May 2016. The programme of these concerts includes Beethoven’s Violin Concerto and Schumann’s Symphony No. 2.

Teatro Manzoni, Pistoia, Italy
Teatro Manzoni, Bologna, Italy

4, 5 May 2022

Concerts with Fazıl Say

On 11th March, the COE will be kick-starting its three-year long residency at the Schloss Esterházy in Eisenstadt with a fundraising concert for Ukraine with pianist Fazıl Say. They will then perform at the Isarphilharmonie, a brand new concert hall which opened in Munich on 8th October 2021. The programme features Haydn’s Symphony No. 96 “The Miracle”, Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 21, Fazıl Say’s own composition “Yürüyen Köşk” (The Moving Mansion) for Piano and String Orchestra and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6.

Haydn Saal, Esterhazy Palace, Eisenstadt, Austria
Isarphilharmonie, Munich, Germany

11, 12 March 2022

COE, Robin Ticciati and Jean-Guihen Queyras

Concert in Berlin with conductor Robin Ticciati and cellist Jean-Guihen Queyras. The programme includes Mendelssohn’s Hebrides Overture, Schumann’s Cello concerto and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6.

Kammermusiksaal der Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany
CANCELLED - BASF, Ludwigshafen, Germany

3 March 2022

Tour to Scandinavia

The COE, conductor Rafael Payare and violinist Vilde Frang perform works by Mozart, Schumann and Beethoven in Bergen, Oslo and Aalborg.

Oslo Opera House, Oslo, Norway
Grieg Hall, Bergen, Norway
Musikkens Hus, Aalborg, Denmark

17, 19 and 20 February 2022

CANCELLED – Salzburg Mozartwoche 2022

Conductor François Leleux, former Principal Oboe of the COE, and violinist Lisa Batiashvili perform Mozart’s Symphony No. 28, Violin Concerto No. 5 and Symphony No. 40 with the COE at the Salzburg Mozarteum on 29th January 2022.

CANCELLED - Salzburg Mozartwoche, Mozarteum, Salzburg, Austria

29 January 2022

The COE and Sir András Schiff

The Chamber Orchestra of Europe will be joined by its Honorary Member Sir András Schiff for concerts in Berlin and Friedrichshafen on 26 and 28 November, performing works by JS Bach and Mozart.

Kammermusiksaal der Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany
Graf-Zeppelin-Haus, Friedrichshafen, Germany

26, 28 November 2021

The COE and Piotr Anderszewski in Bordeaux

On 21st October, the Chamber Orchestra of Europe led by Jose Maria Blumenschein and featuring pianist Piotr Anderszewski will perform one concert at the Auditorium de Bordeaux, France. The programme includes works by Stravinsky, Mozart and Haydn.

Auditorium, Bordeaux, France

21 October 2021

The COE, Veronika Eberle and Amihai Grosz

The COE performs works by R. Strauss, Haydn and Mozart at the Berlin Philharmonie and at the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg with violinist Veronika Eberle and violist Amihai Grosz. All concert are directed by the COE Leader, Lorenza Borrani.

Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany
Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg, Germany

26, 27 August 2021

Rheingau Musik Festival 2021

Series of six concerts directed by the COE Leader, presenting 14 young soloists from the Kronberg Academy at Rheingau Summer Festival’s Summit of Strings 2021.

Kurhaus Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden, Germany

24th July - 2nd August 2021

Beethoven Symphony Cycle in Baden-Baden

The Chamber Orchestra of Europe performs and records all of the Beethoven Symphonies once again, this time with Honorary Member Yannick Nézet-Séguin at the Baden-Baden Festspielhaus. All four concerts will be attended by a small audience and also streamed online worldwide.

Festspielhaus Baden Baden, Baden Baden, Germany

29th June - 11th July 2021

CANCELLED – Mozartwoche 2021

The Chamber Orchestra of Europe returns to Salzburg’s Mozartwoche with conductor Robin Ticciati and soprano Regula Mühlemann. The programme features Mozart’s Mauerische Trauermusik, Exsultate Jubilate and Symphony No. 39.

CANCELLED - Mozarteum, Salzburg, Austria

20 - 24 January 2021

Concerts with Sir Simon Rattle and Vilde Frang (Berlin Philharmonie)

Two concerts at the Berlin Philharmonie with Sir Simon Rattle and violinist Vilde Frang, celebrating Germany’s reunification and the return of the COE to the platform after months of silence due to thw COVID-19 pandemic. This is also Sir Simon Rattle’s first concert at the Philharmonie since he left in 2018.

Berlin Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany

5 October 2020

Tour with Matthias Pintscher and Emanuel Ax

The Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conductor Matthias Pintscher and pianist Emanuel Ax travel to Belgium and Italy performing works by Fauré, Mozart, Chopin and Stravinsky. They are joined by soprano Kate Royal, tenor Benoît Rameau and bass Otto Katzameier in Stravinsky’s one-act ballet Pulcinella.

Bozar, Brussels, Belgium
Teatro Romolo Valli, Reggio Emilia, Italy
Teatro Comunale, Ferrara, Italy

17-24 February 2020

Tour with Dénes Varjon, Izabella Simon and Lorenza Borrani

At the start of February, the COE, led by Lorenza Borrani, travels to Hungary, Belgium and the Netherlands with pianists Dénes Varjon and Izabella Simon. Together they will perform works by Bach, Beethoven and Mozart.

Liszt Academy, Budapest, Hungary
DeSingel, Antwerp, Belgium
De Oosterpoort, Groningen, The Netherlands

1st-8th February 2020

Mozartwoche 2020

The Chamber Orchestra of Europe returns to Salzburg’s Mozartwoche with conductor Andrew Manze and former Principal Oboe of the COE François Leleux. The programme includes Mozart’s Symphonies Nos. 31 and 41, Mozart’s Oboe Concerto and a series of Divertimenti.

Mozarteum, Salzburg, Austria

20-26 January 2020

The COE and Daniel Harding

The COE collaborates for the first time with conductor Daniel Harding, touring to France, Switzerland and Italy. Together, they perform Dvorak’s Slavonic Dances op. 72 and Brahms’s Symphony No. 2. In particular, the second concert of this tour will take place at the brand new Concert Hall in Andermatt which only opened in June this year.

Auditorium, Bordeaux, France
Andermatt Concert Hall, Andermatt, Switzerland
Teatro Nuovo Giovanni da Udine, Udine, Italy
Teatro Sociale, Mantova, Italy
Teatro Luciano Pavarotti, Modena, Italy

21-31 October 2019

The COE and Sir András Schiff

The Chamber Orchestra of Europe and Sir András Schiff take part in the Kronberg Academy Festival 2019 with Academy soloists on 30th September, performing works by Beethoven, Haydn and Mozart. The COE and Sir András then travel to Berlin, Milan and Verona.

Stadthalle, Kronberg, Germany
Kammermusiksaal der Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany
Sala Verdi del Conservatorio di Milano, Milan, Italy
Teatro Filarmonico, Verona, Italy

28 September - 9 October 2019

The COE, Joshua Weilerstein and Francesco Piemontesi

The Chamber Orchestra of Europe performs for the first time with Joshua Weilerstein and they are joined by Swiss pianist Francesco Piemontesi for two concerts in Ascona and at the Herbstgold-Festival in Eisenstadt, featuring works by Haydn, Liszt, Brahms, Bartok, Kodaly and Golijov.

Settimane musicali Ascona, Church San Francesco, Locarno, Switzerland
„Herbstgold“-Festival, Haydnsaal, Schloss Esterhazy, Eisenstadt, Austria

15-21 September 2019

The COE and Rudolf Buchbinder

The COE and pianist Rudolf Buchbinder appear at two international music festivals: MusikFest Bremen and Grafenegg Festival on 30th August and 1st September, starting Beethoven’s 250th anniversary season with Piano Concertos Nos. 1 and 5.

Musikfest Bremen - Stadttheater Bremerhaven, Bremen, Germany
Grafenegg Festival, Auditorium, Grafenegg, Austria

28 August - 1 September 2019

Lucerne Summer Festival 2019

On 20th August 2019, the Chamber Orchestra of Europe and Bernard Haitink will perform Schubert’s Symphony No. 5 and Mahler’s Symphony No. 4 with soprano Anna-Lucia Richter.

Lucerne Summer Festival, KKL, Lucerne, Switzerland

18-21 August 2019

Spring tour with Sir Antonio Pappano and Janine Jansen

This spring, the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conductor Sir Antonio Pappano and violinist Janine Jansen perform five concerts in the Netherlands, Italy and Germany. The programme includes Wagner’s Siegfried Idyll, Szymanowski’s Violin Concerto No. 1 and Dvorak’s Slavonic Dances op. 72.

Teatro Municipale Valli, Reggio Emilia, Italy
Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Alte Oper, Frankfurt, Germany
Graf-Zeppelin-Haus, Friedrichshafen, Germany
Teatro Manzoni, Bologna, Italy

26 May - 3 June 2019

COE tour with Leonidas Kavakos

The Chamber Orchestra of Europe and Leonidas Kavakos perform four concerts in France, Italy and Switzerland, featuring works by Mozart and Beethoven in Bordeaux and Turin and also by the Swiss composer Schoeck in Geneva and Zurich in the context of the Migros-Kulturprozent-Classics concert series.

Tonhalle Maag, Zurich, Switzerland
Victoria Hall, Geneva, Switzerland
Teatro del Lingotto, Turin, Italy
Auditorium de l'Opéra de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France

31 March - 10 April 2019

Klarafestival 2019

The Chamber Orchestra of Europe performs for the first time at the Klarafestival with concerts in Brussels, Antwerp and Bruges joined by conductor David Afkham, Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Vilde Frang, Lawrence Power and singers Sophie Harmsen, Werner Güra, Johannes Weisser, Tareq Nazmi and Collegium Vocale Gent.

Bozar, Brussels, Belgium
de Singel, Antwerp, Belgium
Concertgebouw Brugge, Bruges, Belgium

12-17 March 2019

Pierre-Laurent Aimard and the COE

Pierre-Laurent Aimard joins the COE for concerts in Berlin, Cologne and Paris with one of his signature projects pairing Mozart Piano Concertos with contemporary music by Elliott Carter.

Kammermusiksaal der Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany
Philharmonie, Cologne, Germany
Philharmonie (Cité de la musique), Paris, France

5-12 March 2019

Haitink at 90!

Celebrating Bernard Haitink 90th birthday with special concerts featuring Gautier Capuçon, Anna Lucia Richter and Hanno Müller-Brachmann.

Philharmonie, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Philharmonie, Cologne, Germany

5-11 February 2019

Mozart with Robin Ticciati

This tour with Robin Ticciati sees the COE perform with Louise Alder at the Mozartwoche in Salzburg and with Magdalena Kožená for our much-awaited return to the Kammermusiksaal in Berlin, followed by further concerts in Cologne and Hamburg.

Stiftung Mozarteum, Salzburg, Austria
Philharmonie, Chamber Music Hall, Berlin, Germany
Philharmonie, Cologne, Germany
Laeiszhalle, Hamburg, Germany

21-30 January 2019

Italian tour with Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider

Italian tour with conductor and violinist Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider.

Teatro Comunale "Claudio Abbado", Ferrara, Italy
Teatro Municipale Valli, Reggio Emilia, Italy
Teatro Comunale, Vicenza, Italy
Teatro Comunale, Treviso, Italy

9-12 November 2018

Kronberg Academy 25th anniversary concert

Private anniversary concert with tutors and alumni of the Kronberg Academy including Gidon Kremer, Christian Tetzlaff, Vilde Frang, Yuri Bashmet and István Várdai.

Kurhaus, Wiesbaden, Germany

22 October 2018

COE’s räsonanz concert in Lucerne

COE’s second räsonanz concert this year features Heinz Holliger, Sir András Schiff, Zoltán Fejérvári, Miklós Perényi and the Alumni of the Lucerne Festival Academy.

KKL, Lucerne, Switzerland

20 August 2018

Return to Lucerne with Bernard Haitink

Two concerts mark our residency at the Lucerne Festival with Bernard Haitink this summer, featuring pianist Sir András Schiff and violinist Alina Ibragimova.

KKL, Lucerne, Switzerland

15-24 August 2018

The Magic Flute in Baden-Baden

With the Magic Flute, we continue our concert performances of Mozart’s late operas for Deutsche Grammophon at the Baden-Baden Festspielhaus with conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin and tenor Rolando Villazon. The cast for also includes Regula Mühlemann, Franz-Josef Selig, Albina Shagimuratova, Christiane Karg, Paul Schweinester, Tareq Nazmi, and the RIAS Kammerchor.

Festspielhaus, Baden-Baden, Germany

2-15 July 2018

The COE and Yannick Nézet-Séguin

Yannick Nézet-Séguin returns at the heart of the COE for concerts with Lisa Batiashvili in Spain and France and with Veronika Eberle in Germany.

Halle aux Grains, Toulouse, France
Konzerthaus, Dortmund, Germany
Kölner Philharmonie, Cologne, Germany
Auditorio Principe Felipe, Oviedo, Spain

10-18 June 2018

The COE and Leonidas Kavakos

Concerts with violinist Leonidas Kavakos both performing and conducting in Paris and Amsterdam, following our debut concert tour in Seoul in March 2018.

Salle des Concerts (Cité de la musique), Paris, France
Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Netherlands

29 May - 3 June 2018

Sir Antonio Pappano, Lisa Batiashvili and Veronika Eberle

Seven-concert tour of Italy, France and Switzerland with conductor Sir Antonio Pappano. He is joined by violinists Lisa Batiashvili and Veronika Eberle.

Teatro Comunale, Treviso, Italy
Teatro Comunale, Ferrara, Italy
Auditorio Lingotto, Turin, Italy
Teatro Fraschini, Pavia, Italy
Auditorium de l'Opéra, Bordeaux, France
Salle des Concerts (Cité de la musique), Paris, France
Tonhalle Maag, Zürich, Switzerland

13-24 May 2018

The COE in Seoul

Two play-direct concerts with violinist Leonidas Kavakos at Lotte Hall in Seoul

Lotte Concert Hall, Seoul, South Korea

21-29 March 2018

Musika-Musica 2018, Bilbao

Three concerts at the Musika-Musica Festival in Bilbao, featuring conductor Matthias Pintscher and COE principal flute Clara Andrada de la Calle.

Palacio Euskalduna Jauregia, Bilbao, Spain

28 February - 5 March 2018

The COE and Yuja Wang

Eight-concert tour to Spain and Italy with pianist Yuja Wang and COE Leader Lorenza Borrani.

To watch the video of the Facebook Live event organised by the newspaper La Vanguardia in Barcelona on 20 January, please click here.

Teatro Comunale, Ferrara, Italy
Teatro Grande, Brescia, Italy
Teatro Romolo Valli, Reggio Emilia, Italy
Auditorio Kursaal, San Sebastian, Spain
Sociedad Filarmonica de Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain
Baluarte, Pamplona, Spain
Auditorio de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
L'Auditori, Barcelona, Spain

8-21 January 2018

The COE, Nicholas Collon and Renaud Capuçon

Concerts with conductor Nicholas Collon and violinist Renaud Capuçon in Antwerp, Paris and Toulouse.

deSingel, Antwerp, Belgium
Philharmonie - Grande Salle Pierre Boulez, Paris, France
Halle aux Grains, Toulouse, France

27 November - 3 December 2017

The COE and Bernard Haitink

Concerts at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam and at the Philharmonie Luxembourg with Bernard Haitink, Hanno Müller-Brachmann, Anna Lucia Richter and Eva-Maria Westbroek.

Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Philharmonie Luxembourg, Luxemburg, Luxemburg

12-22 November 2017

The COE in Dubai

The COE performs for the first time at Dubai Opera, with conductor Robin Ticciati and violinist Christian Tetzlaff.

Dubai Opera, Dubai, UAE

28 October - 4 November 2017

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