The Philadelphia Orchestra, UK
Jun 2015 - Jun 2015

Introduction

The Philadelphia Orchestra performed two concerts at the Royal Festival Hall, London, with Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin in June 2015. They brought with them a programme which included three Russian masterworks: Shostakovich’s Violin Concerto No. 1 with violinist Lisa Batiashvili, Rachmaninov’s Symphony No. 3 and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5. Also on the programme was the UK premiere of Nico Muhly’s Mixed messages and Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3 performed by a pianist described as having a good claim to be “the most distinguished American pianist alive” by Ivan Hewett (The Daily Telegraph), Emanuel Ax.


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    19:30 05 Jun 2015 Royal Festival Hall London
    MUHLY – Mixed Messages 
    SHOSTAKOVICH – Violin Concerto No. 1           
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    RACHMANINOV – Symphony No. 3                                            
    Yannick NÉZET-SÉGUIN Conductor
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    19:30 06 Jun 2015 Royal Festival Hall London
    BEETHOVEN – Piano Concerto No. 3        
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    TCHAIKOVSKY – Symphony No. 5            
                        
    Yannick NÉZET-SÉGUIN Conductor