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Kathrin Christians

Weinberg / Gazarian
Release Date: 09/01/2017 
Label:  Hänssler Classic   Catalog #: 16099  
Composer:  Jindrich FeldMikis TheodorakisMieczyslaw Weinberg
Performer:  Kathrin Christians
Conductor:  Ruben Gazarian
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Württemberg Chamber Orchestra Heilbronn
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Kathrin Christians won her first flute competition at the age of twelve and studied the flute in Mannheim, Munchen and Stuttgart. She finished her masters’ degree in 2012 at the Musikhochschule Stuttgart with Prof. Davide Formisano, with a final grade of 1 with distinction. At the age of only 23, she became first flautist with the Heidelberg Symphony Orchestra, as well as the Mannheim Mozart Orchestra, a position she held until early 2013. She played numerous concerts throughout Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Spain, Italy, France, Denmark, Greece, Japan, South Korea, Thailand and Africa. In 2014, she performed at, among others, the Lucerne Festival and the Luneberger Bachtagen. In 2013, she thrilled her audiences with solo concerts at the Read more Stuttgarter Liederhalle and the Schwetzinger Rococo Theater, and debuted with a double concert for flute and harp by W. A. Mozart with Catrin Finch at the Festival Palermo Classical. This release is her debut solo recording, and features works by Jindrich Feld, Mikis Theodorakis, and Mieczyslaw Weinberg. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Flute by Jindrich Feld
Performer:  Kathrin Christians (Flute)
Conductor:  Ruben Gazarian
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Württemberg Chamber Orchestra Heilbronn
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1954; Czech Republic 
2.
Adagio for solo flute, string orchestra & percussion by Mikis Theodorakis
Performer:  Kathrin Christians (Flute)
Conductor:  Ruben Gazarian
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Württemberg Chamber Orchestra Heilbronn
Period: Modern 
3.
Concerto for Flute, Op. 148 by Mieczyslaw Weinberg
Performer:  Kathrin Christians (Flute)
Conductor:  Ruben Gazarian
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Württemberg Chamber Orchestra Heilbronn
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USSR 

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