The Sixth Concert in the Cambridge Classical Series
Conductor Pavel Kogan
Violin Nikita Boriso-Glebsky
Prokofiev Russian Overture
Shostakovich Violin Concerto No.1
Rachmaninov Symphony No.2
This concert of Russian greats opens in buoyant mood with Prokifiev’s folk-inspired Russian Overture.
Shostakovich’s fiery and exhilarating Violin Concerto No.1 makes huge demands of the soloist and award-winning Nikita Boriso-Glebsky rises to the task with a breathtaking virtuosic performance. The evening ends triumphantly with Rachmaninov’s Symphony No.2 taking the audience on a huge emotional journey.
Pre-concert talk: 6pm at Heffers Bookshop, Trinity Street. Free to concert ticket holders.