Berlin Phil announces online world premieremain
Eight members of the orchestras have been studying Toshio Hosokawas Texture at home. They will perform it tomorrow on the orchestra’s Digital Concert Hall.
The Berlin Phil Series will have its first premiere on 6 June: The Philharmonic Octet presents Toshio
Hosokawa’s Texture, a work commissioned by the Berliner Philharmoniker Foundation and the Japan
Arts Cooperation. The Philharmonic Octet and the composer have rehearsed the piece together online.
The world premiere, which was scheduled to take place on 18 May as part of the Philharmoniker’s
chamber music series, will now be broadcast exclusively in the Digital Concert Hall on 6 June. The
programme also includes the Octet in F op. 34 by Hugo Kaun and the Octet in F major D 803 by Franz
After the concert on Saturday, a Live Lounge with musicians of the octet will take place on Facebook: