Entitled Schumann II, this is the eighth concert of Sinfónica de Tenerife in the 2019-2020 season. It is taking place on Friday, the 14th at 7:30 pm in the Auditorio de Tenerife under the baton of its principal conductor, Antonio Méndez. The concert also features violinist Veronika Eberle who on her first performance with the Tenerife ensemble will be playing solo.

The first part of this programme devoted to German composer Robert Schumann includes Genoveva, Overture, op. 81 and Violin and orchestra concerto in D minor, Woo 23, plus Symphony nº 2 in D minor, op. 61.

Tickets for this subscription concert can be purchased at Auditorio de Tenerife’s box office from 10:00 am to 7:30 pm Monday to Saturday; by phone on 902 317 327 or via the internet on www.sinfonicadetenerife.es and www.auditoriodetenerife.com.

The principal conductor of Sinfónica de Tenerife since the 2018/2019 season, Antonio Méndez, is one of the most sought-after and best-established conductors in his generation. He has built close links with the leading orchestras in Europe and has conducted international orchestras like Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich, Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Rotterdam Philharmonic, Danish National Symphony Orchestra, hr-Sinfonieorchester, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic, Staatskapelle Dresden, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic or Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg.

The talent of the German violinist Veronika Eberle has been recognised by the finest orchestras, venues and festivals as well as by top international conductors who have defined it as “balanced and musically mature”. Her main collaborations include London Symphony Orchestra (Rattle), Concertgebouw Orchestra (Holliger), New York Philharmonic (Gilbert), Montreal Symphony Orchestra (Nagano), Munich Philharmonic Orchestra and Gewandhaus Orchestra (Langree), Radio Berlin Symphony Orchestra (Janowski), Hamburg Radio Symphony Orchestra (P. Järvi), Bamberg Orchestra (Ticciati, Nott), Tonhalle Orchestra, Zurich (M. Sanderling), NHK Philharmonic (Kout, Stenz, Norrington) and Rotterdam Philharmonic (Rattle, Gaffigan, Nézet-Seguin).