6th Season Programme
26 january 2015
"Playing with the Basque orchestra is almost like being with my own family." Those were the opening words by Frank Peter Zimmermann in his contribution to "Primo Tempo", the book published in 2006 about the 25-year history of the Basque National Orchestra. Now the violinist once again shares the stage with the Orchestra. He will perform the Violin Concerto by J. Sibelius.
Jun Märkl, chief conductor
3 november 2014
Jun Märkl will conduct the new concert programme (5, 6 and 8 November) as the Basque National Orchestra's principal conductor. Coinciding with his return to Euskadi, the general manager, Oriol Roch announced that Jun Märkl would be heading the Orchestra for the 2014/2015 and 2015/2016 seasons.
At the Venice Biennale
9 october 2014
Renewing its commitment to one of its founding principles, being an ambassador of Basque culture, the Basque National Orchestra is embarking on another tour outside Euskadi. This will be the orchestra's sixteenth tour abroad. This time the destination is the 58th International Festival of Contemporary Music of La Biennale di Venezia.