Werner Güra © Marco Borggreve
Werner Güra © Marco Borggreve


WERNER GÜRA on Tour in the USA

Werner Güra begins his tour of the USA with concerts of Schubert’s Mass in E-flat-major in Cleveland. The high-carat ensemble of soloists also includes Martina Janková; the Cleveland Orchestra is conducted by Franz Welser-Möst. 


Béla Bartók: Piano Concerto No. 3
Franz Schubert: Mass No. 6 in E flat major


Mitsuko Uchida, piano
Martina Janková, soprano
Tamara Mumford, mezzo-soprano
Werner Güra, tenor
Matthew Plenk, tenor
Dashon Burton, bass-baritone
Cleveland Orchestra Chorus

The Cleveland Orchestra
Franz Welser-Möst, Conductor

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The next stop is Cincinnati, where Werner Güra presents himself as the Evangelist in J. S. Bach’s St. Matthew Passion at the May Festival.


Berit Norbakken Solset, soprano
Carlos Mena, countertenor
Werner Güra, tenor (Evangelist)
Ben Bliss, tenor
James Newby, baritone (Jesus)
Hanno Müller-Brachmann, bassbaritone

May Festival Chorus
May Festival Youth Chorus

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Juanjo Mena, Conductor

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Concert performances of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 in Pittsburgh form the finale of Werner Güra’s American tour. After Haydn’s Creation and Handel’s Messiah in 2017, he thereby continues his collaboration with Manfred Honeck and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.


Jonathan Leshnoff: Double Concerto for Clarinet and Bassoon (World Premiere & Commission)
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 9


Michael Rusinek, clarinet
Nacy Goeres, bassoon
Christina Landshamer, soprano
Jennifer Johnson Cano, mezzo-soprano
Werner Güra, tenor
Shenyang, bass baritone

The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Manfred Honeck, Conductor