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Russian National Orchestra

Mikhail Pletnev, conductorStefan Jackiw, violin
Russian National Orchestra
Thursday, February 18, 2010 - 8:00pm

The Russian National Orchestra has been in demand throughout the music world ever since its 1990 Moscow premiere. Of the orchestra's 1996 debut at the BBC Proms in London, the Evening Standard wrote, "They played with such captivating beauty that the audience gave an involuntary sigh of pleasure." More recently, they were described as "a living symbol of the best in Russian art" (Miami Herald) and "as close to perfect as one could hope for" (Trinity Mirror).

PROGRAM:

  • Tchaikovsky: Elegy for String Orchestra in G Major
    Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35
  • Shostakovich: Symphony No. 9 in E-flat Major, Op. 70

Event Info

Thursday, February 18, 2010 - 8:00pm
Jackson Hall