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Oct 25 2020

Olyrix, Par Vinda Sonata Miguna

La Flûte enchantée réinventée en conte de fées moderne au Volksoper de Vienne

“Anja Bihlmaier dirige l’orchestre du Volksoper avec élégance et sensibilité. Elle se montre particulièrement soigneuse envers les ponctuations et dynamiques de la masse sonore. Les percussions et les cuivres collaborent pour assurer la gravité des passages éclatants et sombres. Les bassons sont capables d’être tantôt sobres, tantôt mélodieux, toujours aux bons moments. Les alternances et les transitions entre les cordes et les vents dans le registre moyen et le registre haut sont exécutées de manière stratégique : la tension dramatique sur scène en bénéficie. “

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Oct 19 2020

Die Presse, Walter Weidringer

Mit der “Zauberflöte” die Umwelt retten

“…Dabei gab Anja Bihlmaier am Dirigentinnenpult eine klare, schlanke Linie ohne Mätzchen vor: Knusprige Paukenschläge verwiesen in die Gefilde historisch informierter Aufführungspraxis und Echoeffekte belebten das motivische Pingpong im Orchester, aber die Tempi boten bei aller pathosfreier Zügigkeit den Solisten ebenso wie dem guten Chor stets Raum und Stütze.”

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Oct 18 2020

Die Zauberflöte – Die Philosophie der Partitur | Volksoper Wien

Dirigentin Anja Bihlmaier erzählt wie sie musikalisch an “Die Zauberflöte” herangegangen ist und wie es ist, diese Musik immer wieder neu lesen zu lernen.

 

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Oct 16 2020

Olyrix: Par Vinda Sonata Miguna

Tableau cru des passions et de la marginalité : Carmen au Volksoper de Vienne

Une distribution des chanteurs dynamiques et enthousiastes

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Sep 24 2020

Interview Deutschlandfunkkultur

Zum Film „Die Dirigentin“ Wenn Frauen den Takt angeben

Anja Bihlmaier im Gespräch mit Axel Rahmlow

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Sep 14 2020

Es geht wieder los!

Wiederaufnahme von CARMEN an der Volksoper Wien!

 

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Sep 09 2020

Premiere von Mozarts “Zauberflöte” an der Volksoper Wien

Henry Masons Neuinszenierung und die musikalische Neueinstudierung unter der Leitung von Anja Bihlmaier,..

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May 29 2020

Debut with Swedish Radio Orchestra in Berwaldhallen

Tschaikowsky, Bernstein, Tailleferre/Auriac/Honegger/Milhaud/Poulenc: Les mariés de la tour Eiffel

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Mar 07 2020

Etelä-Suomen Sanomat

“Anja Bihlmaier is a jackpot for the orchestra and people in Lahti”!

Konserttiarvio: Anja Bihlmaier on lottovoitto Sinfonia Lahdelle ja lahtelaisille

Huippuorkestereita johtavien kapellimestareiden nykytaso on niin korkealla, että kuulijat ovat onnellisen tottuneita tasaisen laadukkaisiin esityksiin. Erottuakseen merkittävästi on oltava joko kehno tai sitten suorastaan fantastinen.

Torstai-iltana Sibeliustalossa Sinfonia Lahtea johtanut Anja Bihlmaier kuuluu selkeästi supermestareiden harvalukuiseen joukkoon. Kun hän joulukuussa 2018 debytoi Lahdessa, sujui yhteistyö niin hyvin, että häntä pyydettiin kolmeksi vuodeksi päävierailijan pestiin, joka alkaa virallisesti tulevana syksynä.

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Feb 21 2020

Debut in Tokyo, July 2020

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Feb 19 2020

Debüt mit Residentie Orkest im Concertgebouw Amsterdam

 

Schumann – Pianoconcert
Dvorak – Symfonie nr. 8

Hannes Minnaar, piano

MAANDAG 28 DECEMBER, 14:15 UUR

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Feb 18 2020

Pacific Symphony announces 2020-21 season

Carl St.Clair will begin his fourth decade as music director of the Pacific Symphony during the Orange County-based orchestra’s 2020-21 season, announced Tuesday, Feb. 18.

Feb. 25-27, 2021: German conductor Anja Bihlmaier will lead the orchestra in Brahms’ Symphony No. 2 after soloist James Ehnes plays Sibelius’ Violin Concerto.

 

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Feb 08 2020

Richard Wagner, Der fliegende Holländer, Premiere 29.1.2021

Tampere Opera, an opera company based in Tampere Hall, Finland, will produce Richard Wagner’s The Flying Dutchman in 2021. The work will premiere on Friday, January 29, 2021, and it will be directed by the experienced theatre director Marika Vapaavuori, now making her debut as an opera director. Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra, a prominent symphony orchestra which has undertaken popular tours in Japan and Europe, is conducted by the German conductor Anja Bihlmaier.

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Feb 06 2020

seenandheard-international.com

Oskar Back, Nederlands Vioolconcours

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Jan 06 2020

Der Neue Merker, Karl Masek

Ein mit Bravi akklamierter Abend…WA-Premiere CARMEN, Volksoper Wien

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Dec 26 2019

SA | 04 01 2020 | 10:05 Uhr Ö1 Klassik-Treffpunkt RadioCafe

Vormittags noch zu Gast bei Albert Hosp im RadioCafe, steht Anja Bihlmaier abends in der Volksoper Wien bei Georges Bizets Oper “Carmen” am Dirigierpult. Das ganze Interview zum Nachhören:

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Dec 04 2019

Video-Livestream auf SWRClassic.de / Deutsche Radiophilharmonie

Freitag, 6. Dezember 2019 | 20 Uhr | Fruchthalle Kaiserslautern

Johann Sebastian Bach
Brandenburgisches Konzert Nr. 2 F-Dur BWV 1047

Camille Saint Saens
Violinkonzert Nr. 3 h-Moll op. 61

Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
Sinfonie Nr. 1 c-Moll op. 11

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Nov 23 2019

The Irish Times

“urgent and powerful” J. Brahms 1. Symphony, RTE Dublin

The weekend’s concerts included the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra debut of German conductor Anja Bihlmaier. Bihlmaier’s musical approach was upfront, and her delivery of Brahms’s First Symphony was urgent and powerful. She was happy to pile on the layers of musical reference in Swedish composer Anders Hillborg’s Exquisite Corpse. And her forthrightness in Strauss’s Vier letzte Lieder was unbuttoned enough to challenge the often beautiful shaping of soprano Ailish Tynan in the singer’s lower register.

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Nov 01 2019

UK-Debut with City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and Renaud Capuçon

 

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Sep 19 2019

Lahti Symphony Orchestra

Anja Bihlmaier to become Principal Guest Conductor of Lahti Symphony Orchestra

The Lahti Symphony Orchestra and its principal conductor Dima Slobodeniouk will gain a new artistic partner when the conductor Anja Bihlmaier takes up the position of the orchestra’s principal guest conductor in the autumn of 2020. The contract, which runs until the end of the spring 2023 season, includes three to four concerts each year and an option for a two-year extension.

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May 10 2019

Residentie Orkest Den Haag

Anja Bihlmaier appointed Chief Conductor of the Residentie Orkest, The Hague

We are delighted to announce Anja Bihlmaier will become Chief Conductor of Residentie Orkest The Hague from August 2021 conducting a minimum of eight weeks a season for an initial period of three years.

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May 04 2019

Anja Bihlmaier conducts the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra in works by Beethoven for broadcast on Radio 3

Chloe Hanslip, Violin

 

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Apr 09 2019

New General Management

German conductor Anja Bihlmaier signs to Sulivan Sweetland.

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Mar 23 2019

Deilig glitrende Goehte

Kor og orkester klinger sterkt og mektig i Anja Bihlmaiers og Aiks Karapetjans fenomenale oppsetning av en ganske så feminin Faust. Fra første tone er TSO, TSO-koret og Trondheim vokalensemble en samstemt flokk som fremkaller frysninger helt ned i knærne!

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Mar 19 2019

Premiere Gounod FAUST in Trondheim!

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Feb 11 2019

New conducting photos!

by Nikolaj Lund

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Feb 02 2019

Debut in Malmö Live Konserthus!

World Premiere of Jörgen Dafgård’s Tableau Vivant for violin and orchestra.

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Dec 31 2018

DIE FLEDERMAUS / Volksoper Vienna

Anja Bihlmaier conducts the traditional New Year’s Eve and New Year’s performances at the Volksoper in Vienna. One more performance on Jan 25 2019.

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Nov 11 2018

Live recorded by NPO Radio 4

Dutch Debut with Residentie Orkest Den Haag and Alexander Sitkovetksy

Rostovtseva – One Minute Symphony, WP
Bernstein – Three Dance Episodes from “On the Town”
Barber – Violin Concerto
Dvořák – Symphony No. 9 “From the New World”

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Aug 09 2018

Fantastic Season 18/19 with many Debuts and Reinvitations

Debuts (selection) with

Residentie Orkest

Royal Stockholm Opera

NDR Radiophilharmonie Hannover

 

Reinvitations (selection) with

The Gothenburg Symphony

Gothenburg Opera

Wiener Volksoper

 

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Jan 19 2018

Jumping in for Mario Venzago with TAPIOLA SINFONIETTA!

The German conductor Anja Bihlmaier conducts a meeting of worlds: Igor Stravinskys Concerto for Chamber Orchestra in E flat major “Dumbarton oaks”, Claude Debussy´s sensual Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun and Antonin Dvořák´s Eight Symphony.

Jul 30 2017

DVD Available! RIGOLETTO Premiere, Quarry St. Margarethen (Austria)

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