Valery Gergiev will be conducting Janine Jansen and the London Symphony Orchestra at Barbican Hall.
They will be playing a selection of works by Brahms and Strauss.
Brahms — Violin Concerto
Strauss — Also sprach Zarathustra
Violinist Janine Jansen has performed with many of the world’s most prestigious orchestras, including the Philharmonia, Berlin Philharmonic and London Symphony Orchestra. She is reknowned for her emotional phrasings and superb technique.
Valery Gergiev is general director of the world-famous Mariinsky Theatre, and principal conductor of the London Symphony Orchestra. His chief focus is on the work of Russian composers, including pieces by Tchaikovsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Shostakovich, Stravinsky, and his favourite – Sergei Prokofiev.
The London Symphony Orchestra (LSO) is the resident orchestra of the Barbican Centre, and has been in operation since 1904 – London’s oldest surviving orchestra.
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