Our signature series showcases preeminent orchestras from around the world, acclaimed soloists and expansive repertoire, all in the rich acoustic environment of Jackson Hall.
The Mariinsky Orchestra holds a distinguished history as one of Russia’s oldest musical institutions, and one of the most acclaimed orchestras in the world. It makes its Mondavi Center debut conducted by Valery Gergiev and features pianist Daniil Trifonov.
David Robertson leads the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra on his farewell tour as its music director. For the orchestra’s third Jackson Hall appearance it will perform Shostakovich’s First Symphony (written at age 18) in addition to Britten’s haunting Violin Concerto, as played by Mondavi Center favorite Augustin Hadelich.
Swiss conductor and leader of the Utah Symphony Thierry Fischer leads the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra through a largely Romantic program, one topped off with Stravinsky’s bracing 1911 version of Petrushka.
After a stunning recital last season, Joshua Bell returns with the world’s best-known chamber orchestra to perform a new Edgar Meyer commission for violin and orchestra (one composed with Bell in mind) as well as Henryk Wieniawski’s Viol