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Fri 17 Aug at 13:00

Regent Hall, London

Lunchtime Recital - Lunaire String Quartet
Lunchtime Recital - Lunaire String Quartet
Barber, String Quartet, Op.11 (Adagio)
Shostakovich, String Quartet No. 3 in F major, Op.73
Bach, Well-Tempered Clavier 2: Prelude and Fugue No. 5 in D Major, BWV874 (Fugue arr. Mozart)
Bach, Well-Tempered Clavier 2: Prelude and Fugue No. 2 in C Minor, BWV871 (Fugue arr. Mozart)
Bach, Well-Tempered Clavier 2: Prelude and Fugue No. 7 in E Flat Major, BWV876 (Fugue arr. Mozart)
Lunaire Quartet
Richards, Mackenzie, Violin
Chatziiosifidis, Stelios, Violin
Julian Latham, Viola
Steve Collisson, Cello
Fri 17 Aug at 20:00
Tanglewood Festival

Tanglewood, Koussevitzky Music Shed, Lenox

Andris Nelsons conducts Beethoven and Shostakovich
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 4 in G major, Op.58
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 4 in C minor, Op.43
Andris Nelsons, Conductor
Yefim Bronfman, Piano
Sat 18 Aug at 19:30

Ravinia Festival Pavilion, Chicago

Bernstein Centennial Celebration
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Bernstein, Slava! A Political Overture
Ravel, Piano Concerto in G major
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 5 in D minor, Op.47
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, Conductor
Igor Levit, Piano
Sun 19 Aug at 16:00
Chopin and His Europe

Studio Koncertowe Polskiego Radia im. Witolda Lutosławskiego, Warsaw

Chamber concert
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Żeleński, Sonata for Piano and Violin in F Major, Op. 30
Chopin, Cello Sonata in G minor, Op.65
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 15 in A major, arranged for piano trio and percussion, Op.141a
Sergei Dogadin, Violin
Alexander Knyazev, Cello
Plamena Mangova, Piano
Andrei Pushkarev, Percussion
Vassilena Serafimova, Percussion
Adrien Perruchon, Conductor
Sun 19 Aug at 22:00
Chopin and His Europe

Teatr Wielki, Warsaw

Chamber concert
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Weinberg, Sonate for violin and piano Op. 136 No. 6
Chopin, Trio in G minor for piano, violin and cello, Op.8
Shostakovich, Piano Sonata No. 1, Op.12
Weinberg, Piano Trio, Op.24
Gidon Kremer, Violin
Giedrė Dirvanauskaitė, Cello
Yulianna Avdeeva, Piano

Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, Edinburgh

Pavel Haas Quartet
Shostakovich, String Quartet No. 7 in F sharp minor, Op.108
Schubert, String Quartet no. 13 "Rosamunde" in A minor, D.804
Ravel, String Quartet in F major
Pavel Haas Quartet
Sun 26 Aug at 16:00

Schubertiade Schwarzenberg, Angelika-Kauffmann-Saal, Schwarzenberg

Klavierabend Igor Levit
Schubert, Ungarische Melodie, in B minor, D.817
Shostakovich, Prelude and Fugue in A flat major, Op.87 no.17
Beethoven, 33 variations for piano in C major 'Diabelli Variations', Op.120
Igor Levit, Piano
Mon 27 Aug at 20:00
BBC Proms

Royal Albert Hall, London

Prom 60: Marin Alsop & Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
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Bernstein, Slava! A Political Overture
Bernstein, Symphony no. 2, "The Age of Anxiety"
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 5 in D minor, Op.47
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Piano
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, Conductor
Mon 27 Aug at 20:00
Chopin and His Europe

Teatr Wielki: Moniuszko Hall, Warsaw

Symphonic Concert
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Stravinsky, Scherzo à la russe
Chopin, Nocturne no. 10 in A flat major, Op.32 no.2
Paderewski, Polish Fantasy G sharp minor, Op.19
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 9 in E flat major, Op.70
Dmitry Shishkin, Piano
Russian National Orchestra
Mikhail Pletnev, Conductor
Tue 28 Aug at 20:00
Chopin and His Europe

Teatr Wielki: Moniuszko Hall, Warsaw

Symphonic Concert
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Rossini, Guillaume Tell (William Tell): Overture
Schumann, Violin Concerto in D minor
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 15 in A major, Op.141
Renaud Capuçon, Violin
Russian National Orchestra
Mikhail Pletnev, Conductor
Tue 28 Aug at 20:00
Robeco SummerNights
Wagner, Tristan and Isolde: Prelude and Liebestod
Shostakovich, Cello Concerto no. 1 in E flat major, Op.107
Mahler, Symphony no. 5 in C sharp minor
Gautier Capuçon, Cello
Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester
Lorenzo Viotti, Conductor
Thu 30 Aug at 19:00

Oslo Concert Hall (Konserthus), Oslo

Lyadov, Britten and Shostakovich
Lyadov, The Enchanted Lake, Op.62
Britten, Serenade for tenor, horn and strings, song cycle, Op.31
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 8 in C minor, Op.65
Nicholas Collon, Conductor
Andrew Staples, Tenor
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra
Hongpark Kim, French horn
Fri 31 Aug at 20:00
Robeco SummerNights
Rossini, La gazza ladra (The Thieving Magpie): Overture
Coates, Knightsbridge March
Vaughan Williams, The Lark Ascending
Shostakovich, Tahiti Trot, "Tea for Two" for orchestra, Op.16
Khachaturian, Gayaneh: Dance of the Rose Maidens
Khachaturian, Gayaneh: Lullaby
Khachaturian, Gayaneh: Sabre Dance
Falla, La Vida Breve: Spanish Dance no. 1 (Danse Espagnole)
Rodrigo, Concierto de Aranjuez
Ravel, Boléro
Pablo Sáinz Villegas, Guitar
Rosanne Philippens, Violin
Philharmonie Zuidnederland
Bas Wiegers, Conductor
Fri 31 Aug at 20:00

Gewandhaus, Großer Saal, Leipzig

Shepherd, Shostakovich, Bernstein, Bartók
Shepherd, Express Abstractionism
Shostakovich, Cello Concerto no. 1 in E flat major, Op.107
Bernstein, Mass: three meditations
Bartók, Concerto for Orchestra, Sz 116
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Andris Nelsons, Conductor
Yo-Yo Ma, Cello
Sun 2 Sep at 19:00

Culture and Congress Centre: Lucerne Hall, Lucerne

Shostakovich, Bruckner
Shostakovich, Violin Concerto no. 1 in A minor, Op.77 or Op.99
Bruckner, Symphony no. 4 in E flat major, "Romantic", WAB 104
Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
Valery Gergiev, Conductor
Leonidas Kavakos, Violin
Sun 2 Sep at 19:30
Lucerne Festival

Culture and Congress Centre: Concert Hall, Lucerne

Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
Shostakovich, Violin Concerto no. 1 in A minor, Op.77 or Op.99
Bruckner, Symphony no. 4 in E flat major, "Romantic", WAB 104 (1878-80 version, ed Nowak)
Leonidas Kavakos, Violin
Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
Valery Gergiev, Conductor
Mon 3 Sep at 19:30
BBC Proms

Royal Albert Hall, London

Prom 69: Boston Symphony Orchestra Bernstein and Shostakovich
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Bernstein, Serenade (after Plato’s ‘Symposium’)
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 4 in C minor, Op.43
Baiba Skride, Violin
Andris Nelsons, Conductor
Wed 5 Sep at 20:00

Elbphilharmonie: Großer Saal, Hamburg

© Jens Gerber
Boston Symphony Orchestra
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Bernstein, Serenade after Plato's "Symposium", for solo violin, strings, harp, and percussion
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 4 in C minor, Op.43
Andris Nelsons, Conductor
Baiba Skride, Violin
Sep 06, 07

Alte Oper: Großer Saal, Frankfurt am Main

hr-Sinfonieorchester & Anja Harteros
Wagner, Tristan and Isolde: Prelude to Act 1
Strauss R., Vier letzte Lieder (Four Last Songs)
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 15 in A major, Op.141
Anja Harteros, Soprano
Frankfurt Radio Symphony
Andrés Orozco-Estrada, Conductor
Sep 07, 08

National Centre for the Performing Arts: Concert Hall, Beijing

Reason through Fantasy
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Bernstein, Candide: overture
Bernstein, Serenade after Plato's "Symposium", for solo violin, strings, harp, and percussion
Works by Shostakovich
Works by Berlioz
China NCPA Orchestra
Xian Zhang, Conductor
Lu Siqing, Violin
Fri 7 Sep at 19:00

Wolkenturm, Grafenegg

Yeol Eum Son & Dmitrij Kitajenko
Mozart, Piano Concerto no. 20 in D minor, K466
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 7 in C major, "Leningrad" Op.60
Yeol Eum Son, Piano
Tonkünstler Orchestra
Dmitrij Kitajenko, Conductor
Sat 8 Sep at 20:00

Hong Kong City Hall: Concert Hall, Hong Kong

MacMillan & Shostakovich
MacMillan & Shostakovich
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MacMillan, Larghetto for orchestra
Shostakovich, Piano Concerto no. 1 in C minor for piano, trumpet and string orchestra, Op.35
Shostakovich, Piano Concerto no. 2 in F major, Op.102
MacMillan, The Confession of Isobel Gowdie
Sir James MacMillan, Conductor
Ben Kim, Piano
Hong Kong Sinfonietta
Tue 11 Sep at 19:30

Musikverein: Großer Saal, Vienna

Boston Symphony Orchestra
Bernstein, Serenade after Plato's "Symposium", for solo violin, strings, harp, and percussion
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 4 in C minor, Op.43
Baiba Skride, Violin
Andris Nelsons, Conductor
Wed 12 Sep at 19:30
Lucerne Festival

Culture and Congress Centre: Concert Hall, Lucerne

Boston Symphony Orchestra
Bernstein, Serenade after Plato's "Symposium", for solo violin, strings, harp, and percussion
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 4 in C minor, Op.43
Baiba Skride, Violin
Andris Nelsons, Conductor
Sep 13, 15 mat

DR Koncerthuset: Concert Hall, Copenhagen

Vedernikov & Shostakovich
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 3 in C minor, Op.37
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 8 in C minor, Op.65
Danish National Symphony Orchestra
Alexander Vedernikov, Conductor
Kirill Gerstein, Piano
Fri 14 Sep at 19:45

Ulster Hall, Belfast

Gala Opening Concert: Don Quixote
Strauss R., Don Quixote, Op.35
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 10 in E minor, Op.93
Alisa Weilerstein, Cello
Rafael Payare, Conductor
Fri 14 Sep at 20:00

Auditorio y Centro de Congresos Victor Villegas, Murcia

Arias en el cine
Arias en el cine
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Strauss R., Also sprach Zarathustra, Op.30: Introduction, or Sunrise
Handel, Solomon, HWV 67: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Handel, Rinaldo, HWV 7: Lascia ch'io pianga
Bellini, Norma: Casta Diva
Puccini, Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro
Mascagni, Cavalleria rusticana: Intermezzo
Puccini, La rondine: Chi il bel sogno di Doretta
Gounod, Romeo et Juliette: Je veux vivre (Juliet's Waltz)
Dvořák, Rusalka, Op.114: O silver moon / Song to the moon (Mesicku na nebi hlubokem)
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 10 in E minor, Op.93 (Selección)
Bizet, Carmen: "Habanera", L'amour est un oiseau rebelle
Rossini, Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville): Una voce poco fa
Virginia Martínez, Conductor
Pilar Jurado, Soprano
Orquesta Sinfónica de la Región de Murcia
Sep 15, 16

Hastoe Village Hall, Tring

Tring Chamber Music 2018 - Last of the Summer
Haydn, Piano Concerto in D major, Hob XVIII:11 (arranged for piano and quartet)
Schnittke, Prelude in Memoriam Dmitry Shostakovich (for violin and tape)
Bach, Die Kunst der Fuge (The Art of Fugue), BWV1080, Contrapunctus XIV (unfinished fugue)
Shostakovich, Piano Quintet in G minor, Op.57
Howard Shelley, Piano
Paul Barritt, Violin
Catherine Yates, Violin
Robin Ireland, Viola
Josephine Horder, Cello
Sat 15 Sep at 19:30

Church of St Lawrence, West Wycombe, High Wycombe

Dvořák, Gurney, Shostakovich, Brahms, Schubert, Piazzolla
Dvořák, Drobnosti (Miniatures) for 2 violins and viola, Op.75a
Gurney, Sleep
Shostakovich, String Quartet No. 2 in A major, Op.68
Brahms, Sommerabend - Summer Evening , Op.85 no.1
Brahms, Im Herbst - In Autumn , Op.104 no.5
Schubert, Frühlingstraum, D.911k (for Viola and strings)
Schubert, Winterreise D911: Der Leiermann (for Viola and strings)
Piazzolla, 4 Estaciones portenas (The 4 Seasons of Buenos Aires)
Tim Crawford, Violin
Annabelle Meare, Violin
Lawrence Power, Viola
Collegium Orchestra of London
Sat 15 Sep at 19:30

St John the Evangelist Church, West Meon

Piano Quintets
Mozart, Adagio and Fugue for Strings in C minor, K546
Shostakovich, Piano Quintet in G minor, Op.57
Schoenberg, Piano Quintet "The Iron Brigade"
Schumann, Piano Quintet in E flat major, Op.44
Primrose Piano Quartet
Susanne Stanzeleit, Violin
Dorothea Vogel, Viola
Andrew Fuller, Cello
John Thwaites, Piano
Jonathan Stone, Violin
Sun 16 Sep at 11:00
Musikfest Berlin

Philharmonie: Kammermusiksaal, Berlin

IPPNW Charity Concert
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Janáček, Suite for strings
Haydn, Cello Concerto no. 1 in C major, Hob VIIb:1
Shostakovich, Chamber Symphony in C minor (arr. Rudolf Barshai), Op.110a
Metamorphosen Berlin
Wolfgang Emanuel Schmidt, Cello, Conductor
Sun 16 Sep at 16:30

Philharmonie 1: Grande salle Pierre Boulez, Paris

Boston - Andris Nelsons
Bernstein, Serenade after Plato's "Symposium", for solo violin, strings, harp, and percussion
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 4 in C minor, Op.43
Andris Nelsons, Conductor
Baiba Skride, Violin
Mon 17 Sep at 20:15
© Marco Borggreve
Andris Nelsons and Boston Symphony
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Bernstein, Serenade after Plato's "Symposium", for solo violin, strings, harp, and percussion
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 4 in C minor, Op.43
Andris Nelsons, Conductor
Baiba Skride, Violin
Tue 18 Sep at 19:30

Auditorio Nacional de Música, Madrid

Inauguración Temporada
Inauguración Temporada
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Haydn, Mass no. 10 in C major, "Paukenmesse” (In Time of War), Hob XXII:9
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 7 in C major, "Leningrad" Op.60
Orquesta de la Comunidad de Madrid
Coro de la Comunidad de Madrid
Joven Orquesta de la Comunidad de Madrid
Eugenia Boix, Soprano
Sebastià Peris i Marco, Baritone
Víctor Pablo Pérez, Conductor
Tue 18 Sep at 19:30

Elbphilharmonie: Kleiner Saal, Hamburg

NDR Kammerorchester / Kalev Kuljus
Mozart, Divertimento in D major, "Salzburg Symphony" K136 (K125a)
Mozart, Arrangements of 5 Fugues by J.S. Bach, K405
Bach, Oboe d'Amore Concerto in A major, BWV1055R
Shostakovich, Chamber Symphony in A flat major (arr of String Quartet no. 10), Op.118a
Mozart, Divertimento in F, "Salzburg Symphony no. 3", K138 (K125c)
Kalev Kuljus, Oboe
NDR Kammerorchester
Stefan Wagner, Violin, Conductor
Wed 19 Sep at 19:00

Konzerthaus, Dortmund

Junge Wilde – Beatrice Rana
Schubert, Lieder: selection (für Cello und Klavier)
Shostakovich, Cello Sonata in D minor, Op.40
Schumann, Lieder: selection (für Cello und Klavier)
Brahms, Cello Sonata no. 2 in F major, Op.99
Pablo Ferrández, Cello
Beatrice Rana, Piano
Sep 20, 21

Gewandhaus, Großer Saal, Leipzig

Haydn, Bernstein, Prokofiev, Shostakovich
Haydn, Symphony no. 88 in G major
Bernstein, Facsimile - Choreographic Essay for Orchestra
Prokofiev, Overture on Hebrew Themes, Op.34
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 1 in F minor, Op.10
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Omer Meir Wellber, Conductor
Ballett Musikalische Komödie
Mirko Mahr, Choreography
Sep 21, Oct 07, Nov 21

Schauspielhaus, Leipzig

Toot!
See blue through (Didy Veldman)
Toot (Didy Veldman)
Miriam Buether, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Sep 21, 22, 23 mat

Jones Hall, Houston

Bronfman Plays Prokofiev
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Ives, Symphony no. 4: Comedy
Prokofiev, Piano Concerto no. 2 in G minor, Op.16
Prokofiev, Symphony no. 1 in D major "Classical", Op.25
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 9 in E flat major, Op.70
Yefim Bronfman, Piano
Houston Symphony
Andrés Orozco-Estrada, Conductor
Sep 21, 22, 25

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Muti conducts Shostakovich Babi Yar
Prokofiev, Sinfonietta in A major, Op.5
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 13 in B flat minor, "Babi Yar", Op.113
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, Conductor
Alexey Tikhomirov, Bass-baritone
Men of the Chicago Symphony Chorus
Duain Wolfe, Choirmaster / chorus director
Fri 21 Sep at 19:00

Music Centre / Musiikkitalo: Concert Hall, Helsinki

By the shores
Britten, Peter Grimes, Op.33a: Four Sea Interludes
Shostakovich, Cello Concerto no. 1 in E flat major, Op.107
Mendelssohn, Symphony no. 4 in A major "The Italian", Op.90
Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra
Dalia Stasevska, Conductor
Narek Hakhnazaryan, Cello
Sat 22 Sep at 18:00

Halle aux Grains, Toulouse

Shostakovich
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 5 in D minor, Op.47
Tugan Sokhiev, Conductor
Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse
Sat 22 Sep at 19:00

Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham

CBSO Benevolent Fund Concert
Shostakovich, Festive Overture in A major for orchestra, Op.96
Saint-Saëns, Danse macabre
Wieniawski, Legende, Op.17
Wieniawski, Polonaise brillante in D major, Op.4 no.1
Glazunov, The Seasons, Op.67: Autumn
Kreisler, Tambourin Chinois
Kreisler, Three Old Viennese Dances: Liebesleid
Tchaikovsky, Swan Lake: excerpts
Jennifer Pike, Violin
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Stephen Bell, Conductor
Sat 22 Sep at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Rimsky-Korsakov, Borodin, Glinka and more
Rimsky-Korsakov, The Clouds begin to scatter, (Redejet oblakov) words by Pushkin, Op.42 no.3
Borodin, For the Shores of Your Distant Homeland
Glinka, I remember that wonderful moment
Tchaikovsky, The Nightingale, Op.60 no.4
Glazunov, Drinking Song Op.60 no. 1
Cui, The Fountain Statue at Tsarskoye Selo, Op.57 no.17
Cui, The Last Flowers Op.19 no. 5
Vlasov, To the fountain of Bakhchisarai Palace
Medtner, The Rose Op.29 no. 6
Medtner, The Singer Op.29 no. 2
Tchaikovsky, Zemfira's Song
Dargomyzhsky, The night zephyr stirs the air
Glazunov, The Wish
Medtner, Incantation Op.29 no. 7
Shostakovich, Six Romances on Verses by English Poets for bass and piano: Jenny Op.62 no. 4
Myaskovsky, My heart's in the Highlands
Shostakovich, Six Romances on Verses by English Poets for bass and piano: O wert thou in the cauld blast Op.62 no. 2
Myaskovsky, Mary
Shostakovich, Six Romances on Verses by English Poets for bass and piano: Macpherson's Farewell Op.62 no. 3
Rachmaninov, At my window, Op.26 no.10
Rachmaninov, The Muse, Op.34 no.1
Rachmaninov, How pained I am, (Kak mne bol'no), Op.21 no.12
Rachmaninov, Fate, Op.21 no.1
Rachmaninov, Night is sorrowful, Op.26 no.12
Rachmaninov, They replied, Op.21 no.4
Rachmaninov, Lilacs (Siren'), Op.21 no.5
Rachmaninov, Letter to K.S. Stanislavsky
Olena Tokar, Soprano
Pavel Kolgatin, Tenor
Nikolay Didenko, Bass
Iain Burnside, Piano
Tue 25 Sep at 20:00

Shostakovich Philharmonic Hall: Grand Hall, St Petersburg

Philharmonic Season Opening
Brahms, Piano Concerto no. 2 in B flat major, Op.83
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 5 in D minor, Op.47
Nikolai Lugansky, Piano
St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra
Yuri Temirkanov, Conductor
Sep 26, 27, 28

Großes Festspielhaus, Salzburg

Bernstein & Shostakovich
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Bernstein, Serenade after Plato's "Symposium", for solo violin, strings, harp, and percussion
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 11 in G minor "The year 1905", Op.103
Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra
John Storgårds, Conductor
Baiba Skride, Violin
Wed 26 Sep at 19:00

Music Centre / Musiikkitalo: Concert Hall, Helsinki

The Year 1917
Brahms, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.77
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 12 in D minor "The Year 1917," Op.112
Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra
Michael Sanderling, Conductor
Josef Špaček jr, Violin
Thu 27 Sep at 19:00

Music Centre / Musiikkitalo: Concert Hall, Helsinki

The Year 1917
Brahms, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.77
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 12 in D minor "The Year 1917," Op.112
Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra
Michael Sanderling, Conductor
Josef Špaček jr, Violin
Thu 27 Sep at 19:00

Bulgaria Hall, Sofia

90th anniversary of Sofia Philharmonic
Shostakovich, Violin Concerto no. 1 in A minor, Op.77 or Op.99
Dvořák, Symphony no. 9 in E minor, "From the New World," Op.95
Vadim Repin, Violin
Nayden Todorov, Conductor
Sofia Philharmonic
Thu 27 Sep at 19:00

Oslo Concert Hall (Konserthus), Oslo

Åm, Grieg and Shostakovich
Åm, Other (New commission)
Grieg, Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.16
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 10 in E minor, Op.93
George Li, Piano
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra
Vasily Petrenko, Conductor