Fresh from highly successful concerts with Hungarian National Philharmonic as well as critically acclaimed performances of Boris Godunov with the Deutsche Oper, this week sees Kirill Karabits continue his tour of the US with the Russian National Orchestra. Performing a total of seven concerts, Karabits conducts a mixture of programmes with works by Rachmaninov, Chopin, Tchaikovsky and Glazunov. This tour also sees Karabits give his highly anticipated New York debut at Lincoln Center. Karabits will be joined on tour by soloists including George Li, Brian Jose, Alexey Bruni, and Mikhail Pletnev.
Having given the tour’s first performance at the Kravis Center, West Palm Beach Florida on Sunday 10 February, further concerts take place at Barbara B.Mann Hall, Fort Myers (12 February), Indian River Symphonic Association, Vero Beach (14 February), University of Florida Performing Arts, Gainesville (15 February), Flagler College, St. Augustine (16 February), Peace Center for Performing Arts, Greenville (18 February) with the final concert of the tour being at the Lincoln Center NY (20 February). You can find more information here.
This season has already seen Kirill give highly successful debuts with the Toronto, Cincinnati and Seattle Symphony orchestras. Upcoming highlights include concerts with the Wiener Symphoniker at the Musikverein, and the Melbourne Symphony with Lang Lang. In his position as Music Director of Staatskapelle Weimar, Kirill will conduct performances of Mozart’s Da Ponte Cycle (Le nozze di Figaro, Don Giovanni and Così fan tutte), as well as the world premiere of Ludger Vollmer’s new opera The Circle, based on the best selling novel by author and activist David Eggers.