For his fifth season as Chief Conductor of the Stuttgart Philharmonic Orchestra, Dan Ettinger returns to celebrate Beethoven’s 250th birthday and to conduct thrilling programs featuring works by Bruckner, Haydn, Schönberg, Brahms, Bernstein, Rimsky-Korsakov, and among others.

In celebration of Beethoven’s 250th anniversary, Mr. Ettinger will lead the SPO in multiple works by the composer including An die ferne Geliebte with baritone André Schuen (December 20); Symphony No. 9 (December 29 & 30); Piano Concerto No. 4 with pianist Inon Barnatan (January 24); and the Overture to Leonore and his Choral Fantasy on April 25.

Further highlights include Bruckner’s Symphony No. 4 (October 1); Schönberg Verklärte Nacht & Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2 with Gerhard Oppitz (December 5); New Year’s concert in Fürth with Petra Maria Schnitzer and Peter Seiffert (January 1, 5, & 6); Barber’s Adagio, Ravel’s Piano Concerto with Makoto Ozone and Bernstein’s Symphony No. 1 “Jeremiah” featuring mezzo-soprano Edna Prochnik (February 1); and Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1 with Fabio Martino and Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade (February 16).

For more information about Mr. Ettinger’s upcoming season with the Stuttgart Philharmonic Orchestra, click here.