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Gurzenich-orchestra — Cologne Symphony orchestra. Founded in 1827 as the Cologne concert society, c 1857 he constantly performs in the concert hall Gurzenich, after which it got its name. Since 1986 working under the patronage of the Cologne Philharmonic, why is it sometimes called the Cologne Philharmonic orchestra. Reputation Gurzenich orchestra was particularly high at the turn of XIX—XX centuries, when they were, in particular, performed the premiere of Concerto for violin and cello and orchestra by Brahms (1887), the symphonic poems of Richard Strauss ' "Merry pranks of til Eulenspiegel" (1895) and don Quixote (1898), the Fifth Symphony of Gustav Mahler (1904). Among the carried out records — complete sets of all the symphonies of Sergei Prokofiev and Dmitri Shostakovich under the baton of Dmitri Kitaenko.