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concert of the 11.05.2021 Cancelled

VENGEROV VISITS GENEVA

Tuesday

11.05.2021

20:00 — Victoria Hall

non-subscription concert

Partenaire de Prestige

programme

Juanjo Mena
direction

Maxim Vengerov
violon

Johannes Brahms

Concerto for violin and orchestra in D major op. 77

Piotr Ilyitch Tchaïkovski

Symphony No. 6 in B minor, op. 74, 'Pathétique'


the music

The fruit of a long friendship between Brahms and the great violinist Joseph Joachim, the Violin Concerto in D majorwas received with rapturous enthusiasm that has remained undiminished ever since. A career-defining work of legendary violinists, it has been played to rave reviews by Maxim Vengerov since his dazzling debut.

An autobiographical confession, Tchaikovsky's SymphonyPathétique’will forever keep its secrets through a programme that the author did not want to reveal. The expressive force of this work of testament rises above the personal anecdote to reach greater realms.



the venues

OSR Live

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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

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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