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Festive jazz

Wednesday

11.01.2023

19:30 — Victoria Hall

Concert des Amis de l'OSR

non-subscription concert

Grand Mécène

Thursday

12.01.2023

20:15 — Théâtre de Beaulieu

Lausanne 5

Series Lausanne

programme

Alondra de la Parra
conductor

Mikhaïl Pletnev
piano

Daniel Lozakovich
violin

Mikhaïl Glinka

Overture to Ruslan and Ludmila

Maurice Ravel

Concerto for piano and orchestra in G major

George Gershwin

An American in Paris, for orchestra

Leonard Bernstein

Candide, overture

Camille Saint-Saëns

Concerto for violin and orchestra No. 3 in B minor op. 61


the music

A cultural ambassador for Mexican tourism, Alondra de la Parra is a highly sought-after conductor with widely recognized charisma. She will be surrounded by two stars, the illustrious Russian pianist Mikhail Pletnev and young violon prodigy Daniel Lozakovich.

A triple opportunity to celebrate the New Year thanks to a particularly festive program starting with the energetic Ruslan and Ludmila overture by the father of Russian classical music, Mikhail Glinka, before a leap across the Atlantic to Gershwin's An American in Paris. Frenchman Maurice Ravel loved jazz so much, his Piano Concerto in Gprovides another link back across the ocean between the two countries. Back again, and Leonard Bernstein is inspired by Voltaire for his operetta Candide, whose overture is a marvel of humour and energy. We finish the evening in France with the brilliant and romantic ViolinConcerto in B minor by Saint-Saëns which will make the magic bow of our young virtuoso shine.



OSR Live

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JONATHAN NOTT

Conductor

Yvonne Naef

mezzo-soprano

György Ligeti
Poème symphonique, pour cent métronomes

Johann Sebastian Bach
Komm süsser Tod (orchestration by Leopold Stokowski)

Gustav Mahler
Kindertotenlieder, for mezzo-soprano and orchestra

Recorded on 21 January 2021 at Victoria Hall, Geneva

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Johannes Brahms

Symphony N° 4 in E minor op.98

Jonathan Nott

conductor

Recorded on 22 March 2017 at Victoria Hall, Geneva