Christoph König conducts the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in a programme of Rachmaninov Symphony No. 2, Mussorgsky Scherzo in B-flat Major (Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Premiere, and Chopin Piano Concerto No. 2, featuring the fabulously gifted 2010 Chopin Competition winner Yulianna Avdeeva. More info .
This week Christoph König and the Solistes Européens Luxembourg
to open the new season with a very special concert featuring the
magnificent Chinese gu zheng player Yuan Li in a programme called « Europe meets China » containing:
Tan Dun (*1957) - Concerto for Zheng and String Orchestra
Boris Blacher (1903-1975) - Concertante Musik
Ye Xiaogang (*1955) - Printemps dans la Forêt, for Zheng solo
Antonin Dvořák (1841-1904) - Symphony n°8
For more information please look here .
Next week Christoph König returns to the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra conducting a programme with the title “Dedication”, including Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 3, Ravel’s “Le Tombeau de Couperin”, and Saint-Saëns’ Piano Concerto No. 2, once again acclaimed French-Canadian pianist Louis Lortie. More info here .