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TUM advent matinee and Vivat TUM

A passion for music unites the community of the Technical University of Munich (TUM). On 1st December 2019, TUM students, alumni, staff members, donors and friends of all ages will come together for the advent concerts in the stunning Philharmonic Hall at Munich’s Gasteig music venue. The Munich Symphonic Ensemble (SEM) performs together with the TUMChor choir. All donations collected at the advent concerts go to the endowment of the TUM University Foundation.

Next concerts: Sunday, December 1st, 2019

Entrance is free. All donations collected at the advent concerts go to the endowment of the TUM University Foundation.

11 a.m.: TUM advent matinee – for staff members and students

When: Sunday, December 1st, 2019 - 11 a.m.
Where: Philharmonic Hall at Gasteig (Rosen­heimer Strasse 5, Munich)

Entrance free.

Tickets will be distributed by ticket lottery:
Lottery for stuff members: October 25
Lottery for students : October 31

If you want to participate in the ticket lottery, please registrate on http://go.tum.de/adventsmatinee

2:30 p.m.: Vivat TUM – for freshman, alumni and Bund der Freunde

When: Sunday, December 1st, 2019 - 2:30 p.m.
Where: Philharmonic Hall at Gasteig (Rosen­heimer Strasse 5, Munich)

Entrance free.

The invitations to the “Vivat TUM” concert will be sent to all registered alumni and our freshmen by mail. The tickets will be handed out by order, as long as supplies last. Read more

Program 2019

Welcome speech of the president Prof. Dr. Thomas Hofmann

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 – 1750)
Beginning and final choir of the cantata Wachet auf ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 140 (TUM Chor)
Adaptations of the following pieces of Bach for orchestra by Leopold Stokowski et al.:

  • Toccata und Fuge d-moll, BWV 565
  • Komm, süßer Tod, BWV 478
  • Schafe können sicher weiden aus BWV 208
  • Fuge g-moll, BWV 577
  • Präludium und Fuge Es-Dur, BWV 552

Georg Friedrich Händel (1685 – 1759)
Sonate F-Dur, HWV 370
Adagio - Allegro - Largo - Allegro

Knut Nystedt (1915 – 2014)
Immortal Bach (TUM Chor)

Performers:

  • Soloists: Prof. Dr. Hans Joachim Bungartz (violin), Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Wolfgang A. Herrmann (organ)
  • Conductor: Prof. Felix Mayer, Carl von Linde-Akademie (TUM)
  • TUMChor(Choir of the TUM)
  • Symphonisches Ensemble München (The Munich Symphonic Ensemble)

The complete program of the 25th and 50th Anniversary Celebrations and Vivat TUM for Alumni

Thank you very much for your donations!

About 240.000 EUR were donated at the advent concerts in 2018 for the TUM University Foundation. The Foundation supports top-notch young scientists and students.

Looking back at previous years (YouTube playlist)

Choir and Orchestra at the Advent Concerts

  • The TUMChor – The voices of TUM: Our choir is composed of members of Munich’s various university choirs, as well as other TUM members that are experienced singers. The 2013 advent matinee was TUMChor's first public performance. The TUMChor
  • Munich Symphonic Ensemble: From Mozart to Brahms, piano concertos to symphonies – The Munich Symphonic Ensemble has become a close partner of TUM, playing every year at the advent matinee in the Philharmonic Hall at Gasteig. Munich Symphonic Ensemble