Fresh from a highly successful tour of Asia including performances with the Yomiuri Nippon Symphony conducted by Olari Elts, and the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Thierry Fischer, this week sees Vilde Frang join the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra followed by her highly anticipated debut with the San Francisco Symphony.
Performing Beethoven’s Violin Concerto, Vilde will be joined on stage by conductor Manfred Honeck at the Heinz Hall in Pittsburgh this Friday 10 and Sunday 12 May. She will also play-direct a performance of Bach’s Concerto for Violin and Orchestra as well as Bach’s Concerto for Violin, Oboe and Strings for the orchestra’s sold-out PSO360 concert series performance on Saturday 11 May. You can find more information here.
Vilde will then give three concerts with the San Francisco Symphony under the baton of Krzysztof Urbanski in what will be her debut with the orchestra. Performing Elgar’s Violin Concerto in B minor, Vilde will give performances on 23, 24 and 25 of May at Davie’s (Davies Symphony Hall) in San Francisco. You can find more information here.
Other upcoming highlights this season include performances with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte Carlo, Gewandhausorchester conducted by Herbert Blomstedt, Orchestre National de France at the Montpellier Radio France Festival, as well as her debut at New York’s Mostly Mozart Festival performing the Beethoven Concerto conducted by Andrew Manze at the Lincoln Center.