Maxim Vengerov. Photo: Naim Chidiac, courtesy of Abu Dhabi Festival 2012
Maxim Vengerov. Photo by Naim Chidiac, courtesy of Abu Dhabi Festival 2012

Vengerov plays Mozart and Tchaikovsky

Sunday 17 November 2013

Symphony Hall

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Maxim Vengerov has been away too long, but after a remarkable comeback from long-term injury he’s playing with all the charisma and authority that have placed him among the greatest violinists of our time. This concert celebrates two opposite but equal sides of his artistry; the sweetness and brilliance of Tchaikovsky’s violin miniatures, set against two joyous concertos by the composer Tchaikovsky called ‘the Christ of music’: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

Classic FMs’ John Suchet says:

It’s not often that we experience the Polish Chamber Orchestra in Britain’s concert halls, so I urge you to watch this unique band under the directorship of violinist Maxim Vengerov. Out of the soloist spotlight for quite some time due to a shoulder injury, Vengerov is making a welcome return to the concert platform not only as violinist, but conductor. Tonight he and his orchestra play a feast of music by Mozart and Tchaikovsky.

Polish Chamber Orchestra
Maxim Vengerov violin/director

Mozart Violin Concerto No 4 in D 26’
  Violin Concerto No 5 in A, Turkish 31’
Tchaikovsky (arr David Walter) Sérénade mélancolique 7’
  Souvenir d´un lieu cher 20’
  Valse-Scherzo 12’

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