|Basel Symphony Orchestra and Dennis Russell Davies|
The orchestra will be joined by the young pianist Alice Sara Ott for performances of the Mozart C Major concerto and the Ravel concerto, whilst the distinguished Russian pianist Elisabeth Leonskaja will join the orchestra for Mozart's 'Jeunehomme' concerto.
The orchestra was founded in 1876, the same year as the Stadtcasino Basel which is the orchestra's home. During its long history the orchestra has given the world premieres of works by Béla Bartók, Arthur Honegger and Bohuslav Martinů. Dennis Russell Davies has been Principal Conductor since 2009 and he will stand down at the end of the 2016/17 season and he will be followed by Ivor Bolton.