Jun Märkl conducts the Residentie Orkest at The Hague on 6 and 7 February in Webern Passacaglia, Mahler Songs of a Wayfarer with Christiane Stotijn, and Schoenberg’s arrangement of Brahms G minor Piano Quartet.
He ends the month with his Basque National Orchestra San Sebastian, with programme featuring the orchestra principals in Haydn Sinfonia Concertante and Strauss Ein Heldenleben in five concerts from 27 February.
Jun Märkl conducts the Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra for the first time on 10 January at Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre, with a programme of Wagner and Tchaikovsky. This is followed by a second performance on 16 January at Suntory Hall with Webern’s Passacaglia and Schoenberg’s arrangement of Brahms’ D minor Piano Quartet, a piece he has recorded with the MDR Sinfonieorchester.
He repeats the Berlioz a week later with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, coupled with Hosokawa’s Blossoming II and music by Bartók. Then he continues to Atlanta Symphony for Messiaen, Poulenc and Saint-Saëns.