Tuesday 16 July 2019

Cadogan Hall - Zurich International Orchestra Series 2019/20

Cadogan Hall - Zurich International Orchestra Series 2019/20
The Cadogan Hall's 13th Zurich International Orchestra Series from September 2019 to March 2020. The season features the inaugural tour of the Britten-Shostakovich Orchestra made up of young musicians from Britain and Russia conducted by founder music director Jan Latham Koenig, in a programme which includes RVW, Britten, Rachmaninov's Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini with pianist Pavel Kolesnikov and Shostakovich's Hamlet with actors Edward Fox and Freddie Fox.

The Iceland Symphony Orchestra, conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier, perform Aereality, written for them by fellow Icelander Anna Thorvaldsdóttir. Premiered in November 2011, it was nominated as Composition of the Year at the Icelandic Music Awards in 2012. The Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Stéphane Denève perform Anna Clyne’s This Midnight Hour, which premiered in November 2015.

Valery Gergiev and the Mariinsky Orchestra return for a pair of concerts including Berlioz' Symphonie Fantastique and excerpts from Romeo et Juliette. Other visting orchestras during the season include the Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Yuri Simonov, the Siberian Symphony Orchestra, conductor Dmitry Vasiliev, the St Petersburg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jennifer Pike, the Flanders Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jose Luis Gomez, the Prague Symphony Orchestra, conductor Pietari Inkinen, the Orchestra National de Lille, conductor Alexandre Bloch, and the Swedish Philharmonia, conductor Jaime Martin.

Full details from the Cadogan Hall website.

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