Kynan Johns, conductor

"Incisive... first rate... brilliant" - New York TImes
"His direction breathes theater... attentive to the singer, lively, aerial and sensual" - Le Monde de la Musique

A protégé of Maestro Lorin Maazel, Kynan Johns has conducted over 100 orchestras including the Israel Philharmonic, Rotterdam Philharmonic, and Vienna Chamber Orchestra. He has worked at Covent Garden, conducted at La Scala, and worked with Maazel and Mehta for four seasons at the Palau de les Arts (Opera House) in Spain. In addition to complete Beethoven, Brahms, Strauss and Mahler cycles his opera credits include Don Giovanni, Madame Butterfly, Luisa Miller, Don Carlos, Turn of the Screw, La Boheme, Traviata, Faust, Adés's Powder Her Face & Offenbach's Perichole.

New Years Gala Concert

  • Teatro Real Madrid Spain

ORQUESTRA SANTA CECILIA

CLARA JUMI KANG, violin
KYNAN JOHNS, Conductor

Strauss - Fledermaus Overture
Strauss - Banditen Galop, Op. 378
Tchaikovsky - Waltz Scherzo for violin and orchestra, Op. 34
Strauss - Trish Trash Polka
Kreisler - Liebeslied
Strauss - Emperor Waltz, Op.437
Sarasate - Aires Gitanos, Op.20

(Interval)

Strauss - "Frühlingstimmen Walzer", Op.410
Strauss - Ohne Sorgen, Op.271
Massenet - Meditation
Strauss - "Sphärenklänge” Walzer op.235
Strauss - Bajo Truenos y Relámpagos
Sarasate - Carmen Fantasy
Strauss - Blue Danube