Dr. Frank Appel
Chief Executive Officer Global Business Services at DPDHL Group
DHL is the official logistics partner of the world-famous Gewandhausorchester since 2009. The collaboration with the Leipzig-based orchestra initially began in 2005. Today, the partnership includes the logistic planning of the orchestra's tours and the safe transport of sensitive musical instruments. The Gewandhausorchester has a history stretching back more than 250 years, and has performed with some of the greatest musicians of any era, including Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin and Wagner. Its distinguished reputation and astounding spectrum of expressive capability have made the orchestra one of the finest on the planet.
Beethoven’s 250th birthday and DHL’s 50th anniversary - Time to celebrate with a once-in-a-lifetime world tour.
“Meet the Artist” invites children into the wonderful world of classical music, inspiring them to look at a world of possibilities.
The Gewandhausorchester has returned from a successful tour through Northern Europe where Andris Nelsons performed in his home country Latvia as the Gewandhauskapellmeister for the first time.
DHL is marking the 10th anniversary of its European air freight hub in Leipzig, with a weekend celebration that includes exclusive performances by the Gewandhausorchester.
Celebrating the newly appointed Gewandhauskapellmeister Andris Nelsons, the inauguration tour marked the start of a new era for the Leipzig-based orchestra.