Central German Chamber Philharmonic

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The Central German Chamber Philharmonic is the "house orchestra " of Salzlandkreis in Saxony-Anhalt and went out of the 1991 founded in 1948 State orchestras Schoenebeck out


The Central German Chamber Philharmonic was founded in 1948 as the Schönebeck State Cultural Orchestra in Schönebeck on the Elbe . The 25 musicians from over nine nations play all styles from baroque , romantic , operetta , new music , jazz to pop music and take part in more than 100 events every year.

It plays in the Tolberg- Saal Schönebeck, the Carl-Maria-von-Weber-Theater Bernburg , the Salzland-Theater Staßfurt and the Gesellschaftshaus Magdeburg .

In addition to well-known musicians such as Igor Oistrach , Lars Karlin, Dimitri Ashkenazy , Jule Rosalie Vortisch, Stephan König , Michael Collins, Valentina Babor , Andy Miles , Lothar Hensel , Juliane Behrens, Christian Brembeck , Elena Tkachenko, Yury Revich and Ingrid Kaiserfeld also appear again and again young, highly talented soloists such as Sergej Zimmermann ( violin ) or Nikolai Erpilev ( trumpet ) with the orchestra.

Tours led u. a. to France, Cuba, South Africa, Poland, Lithuania, the Czech Republic, Scandinavia and the Netherlands.

The cultural highlight since 1997 has been the annual Schönebeck operetta summer on the open-air stage of the Bierer Berg near Schönebeck.

Further projects are the annual music festival Sounds in the Room with numerous concerts for children and young people , as well as CD recordings. Radio and television recordings with NDR , MDR and Deutschlandradio Kultur .

In 2014 the orchestra could be heard at the Walkenried cloister concerts .


  • Kurt Hennemann (1948–1970)
  • Günther Wendemuth (1970–1990)
  • Rolf Stadler (1992–1996)
  • Stefanos Tsialis (1996-2005)
  • Christian Simonis (2005-2013)
  • Gerard Oskamp (2013-2019)
  • Jan Michael Horstmann (since 2019)

Discography (selection)

Web links

References and comments

  1. ^ Musica magdeburgica - Schönebeck / Culture
  2. Dr. Tolberg Hall Schönebeck
  3. ^ Salzlandtheater Staßfurt
  4. ^ Magdeburg Society House
  5. Vioworld meets ... Serge Zimmermann
  6. Music Wiki - Nikolai Erpilev
  7. Central German Chamber Philharmonic "Freshly painted" on the way
  8. ^ "Sounds in Space" series of events organized by the Central German Chamber Philharmonic