Symphony Orchestra of India
Jacek Kaspszyk - Conductor
István Várdai - Cello
Dvorák: Carnival Overture, Op. 92
Dvorák: Cello Concerto in B minor, Op. 104
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36
The eminent Polish conductor Jacek Kaspszyk has been Music and Artistic Director of the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra since the 2013/14 season. One of Poland’s foremost conductors, he has previously held positions as Artistic Director of the NFM Wroclaw Philharmonic, Music Director of the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra and of the Polish National Opera. He has conducted many major orchestras throughout the world including the Berlin Philharmonic, Bayerischer Rundfunk, RSO Berlin, Orchestra de Paris, the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, and all the major London orchestras.
“[Kaspszyk] created an atmosphere, which results from great musicality and understanding…”
- Etelä-Suomen Sanomat
István Várdai is the only cellist in the world to have won both the International Cello Competition in Geneva (2008) and the ARD Competition in Munich (2014), the two most important competitions for cellists. Since his debut, he has performed in concerti and chamber music performances in leading venues around the world and with such renowned artists as András Schiff, Yuri Bashmet, Gidon Kremer, and Mischa Maisky, amongst others.
This programme runs 115 minutes, including one intermission
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