Petrograd, 1917: crowds fill the streets, the guns of a warship thunder in the distance, and the air crackles with menace. Shostakovich’s Twelfth Symphony is all about history on a blockbuster scale – and a century after the Bolshevik Revolution, former Bolshoi music director Vassily Sinaisky will bring it vividly to life. But not before pianist Simon Trpčeski unleashes all his charisma and power on Beethoven’s majestic Emperor concerto.