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03.10.14
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Review: Matthias Pintscher, NDR Sinfonieorchester Hamburg
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02.15.14
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Classical Review: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Glasgow City Halls
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01.11.14
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10.08.13
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BBC SSO/Pintscher - review
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10.01.13
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Du spiritual dans l’air avec Matthias Pintscher
ResMusica
09.27.13
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Le compositeur Matthias Pintscher a dirigé avec grand succès son premier concert de directeur musical de l’Ensemble Intercontemporain
08.16.13
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Squeezebox and Strings as Charmers, Coaxing New Magic From Beethoven
The New York Times
06.22.13
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It's time to bring Baroque back to the symphony orchestras
Herald Scotland
05.26.13
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Concert review: SPCO with conductor-composer Matthias Pintscher
Star Tribune
05.24.13
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Concert review: SPCO has a bittersweet homecoming, with music to match
Pioneer Press
04.28.13
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Inner Cinema The Deutsche Symphonie Orchester conducted by Matthias Pintscher plays works of Dukas, Schnittke and Ravel
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04.28.13
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Like a Jack in the Box: The Deutsche Symphonie Orchester and Antoine Tamestit playin the Philharmonie Berlin
Der Tagesspiegel
04.23.13
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Pintscher-Blacher a Santa Cecilia, Roma
Teatri Online
03.31.13
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Pintscher leads New World in bracing program of German modernists
Miami Herlad
03.04.13
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BBC SSO, City Halls, Glasgow
Herald Scotland
12.15.12
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Matthias Pintscher Portrait at the Phillips
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12.14.12
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Review: Phillips Collection concert showcases Matthias Pintscher
Washington Post
12.11.12
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After Cage, a new type of musical silence
Philadelphia Inquirer
11.12.12
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ASO review: Guest conductor Matthias Pintscher deftly showcases orchestra’s strengths
ArtsATL
06.22.12
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Matthias Pintscher appointed Music Director of the Ensemble intercontemporain
06.18.12
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Review: IU Festival Orchestra
Bloomington Herald-Times
06.12.12
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Matthias Pintscher Awarded 2012 Roche Commission
Barenreiter
06.08.12
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MSO: No one sounds tired at the finish line
ThirdCoast Digest
06.07.12
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This Week at the MSO: Composer-conductor Matthias Pintscher
ThirdCoast Digest
03.19.12
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German masters mix virtuosity and wit, with a touch of melancholy
The Australian
03.17.12
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MSO revels in big-top atmosphere
Sydney Morning Herald
03.08.12
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Doing Igor Stravinsky justice
The Australian
01.13.12
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Joining the dots
The Herald Scotland
06.03.11
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ICE on CD
Chicago Reader
03.10.11
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SPCO program propelled by contrast
The Pioneer Press
02.08.11
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Classical concert review: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
The Scotsman
02.07.11
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BBC SSO / Matthias Pintscher
The Guardian
01.28.11
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A conducting debut in a fine new music program
Philadelphia Inquirer
11.04.10
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Difficult new score proves seductive with Cleveland Orchestra, guest cellist
Cleveland Plain Dealer
10.22.10
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Molding Sound to Behave Like a Solar Eclipse
The New York Times
06.06.10
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Cleveland Orchestra highlights new music with exhilarating “Composers Connect” event
Cleveland Plain Dealer
05.18.10
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BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
The Scotsman
05.17.10
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Conductor is instrumental in concert success
Herald Scotland
04.12.10
Matthias Pintscher, Donald Runnicles
BBC SCOTTISH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA APPOINTS MATTHIAS PINTSCHER AS ITS FIRST-EVER ARTIST-IN-ASSOCIATION
The Herald Scotsman
03.19.10
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Modernism for an Egyptian Myth
The New York Times
05.08.09
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Contemporary series regains direction
The Austrailian
09.24.08
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MATTHIAS PINTSCHER PREMIERES NEW PIECE

Matthias Pintscher is the Music Director of the Ensemble Intercontemporain, entering his second season in 2014-15. He continues his partnership with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra as its Artist-in-Association, conducting concerts in both the regular subscription and contemporary series, covering the entire repertoire of music from the Baroque period to contemporary. In May 2014, he also began a 3-year appointment as Artist-in-Residence with the Danish National Symphony and Chamber Orchestras. Equally accomplished as conductor and composer, Pintscher sees his two main spheres of activity as entirely complementary; he has created significant works for the world’s leading orchestras, and his intrinsic understanding of the score from the composer’s perspective informs his ability to communicate on the podium. 

In the 2014-15 season, Matthias Pintscher will make several important debuts including the Los Angeles Philharmonic, National Symphony Orchestra (Washington, DC), National Arts Centre Orchestra (Ottawa), and Bayerische Rundfunk. He will take the Ensemble Intercontemporain on tour to Cologne, Strasbourg, Milan, and lead a special concert at the Barbican in London in celebration of Pierre Boulez's 90th birthday. He returns to the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, Deutsche Sinfonie-Orchester Berlin, Hamburg Philharmonic, Helsinki Phiharmonic, both the Danish National Radio and Chamber Orchestras, as well as the symphony orchestras of Melbourne and Sydney. In addition, the Philharmonie in Cologne, one of Germany's and Europe's most active concert venues, will feature Pintscher as the 14/15 focus artist with four portrait concerts, two of which he will conduct. The 14/15 concert season is capped off with summer festival plans in Lucerne, Helsinki (Avanti Festival), and Grafenegg, Austria. As of September 2014, Pintscher will join the composition faculty at the Juilliard School. 

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