«The Orpheum Foundation made my dream come true of performing with the Tonhalle Orchestra under David Zinman. This opened up many more doors to me.»

Alice Sara Ott, piano

«I always look back at my Orpheum experience with fondness and gratitude.»

Kirill Gerstein, piano

«The Orpheum Foundation is an essential organization for young highly-gifted people that need to be granted a chance to perform alongside great musicians as well as at great venues in the early stages of their development.»

Valeriy Sokolov, violin

«A successful career is a combination of many factors, not the least of which is support from organizations such as the Orpheum Foundation.»

Yuja Wang, piano

«Orpheum was where my career started.»

Oliver Schnyder, piano

«The Orpheum Foundation gave me a taste of the world: many wonderful concerts and important contacts, without which you simply can’t exist as a musician!»

Reto Bieri, clarinet

«Orpheum was in the truest sense of the word an inspiring experience, incredibly motivating and instructive.»

Maximilian Hornung, cello

«If a young artist possesses great talent there also has to be a way for him to get the support and help he needs to show that talent.»

Mariss Jansons, conductor

Forth- coming concerts

Thursday, 20 April 2017, 7:30 p.m.

Tonhalle Zurich
Great Hall

Tschaikowsky Sinfonieorchester Moskau
Vladimir Fedoseyev, Conductor
Mélodie Zhao, Piano
Jan Mráček, Violin

Peter Tchaikovsky
«Francesca da Rimini» op. 32
Violin Concerto D Major op. 35
Piano Concerto No. 1 B-Flat minor op. 23


Sunday, 9 July 2017, 7:30 p.m.

Tonhalle Zürich
Great hall

Orpheum Supporters Orchestra
Howard Griffiths, Conductor
Nikolay Khozyainov, Piano
Bomsori Kim, Violin

Carl Nielsen
Aladdin Suite

Edvard Grieg
Piano Concerto A minor op. 16

Introduction et Rondo Capriccioso

Nikolaj Rimskij-Korsakow
Capriccio espagnol op. 34


Soloist portraits

Since 1991, the Orpheum Foundation has supported a host of soloists, chamber musicians, ensembles, composers and conductors. Orpheum would like to congratulate all its successful musicians.

Soloists 2016

Berfin Aksu

Marc Bouchkov

Christoph Croisé

Meta Fajdiga

Sophie Pacini

Laura van der Heijden

Soloists 2015

Vadym Kholodenko

Hyeyoon Park

Kyoungmin Park

Aurélien Pascal

Aaron Pilsan

Heigo Rosin

Kian Soltani

Soloists 2014

Beatrice Rana

Iskandar Widjaja

Video of the 2013 International Orpheum Music Festival for the Advancement of Young Soloists


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