St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra
Yuri Temirkanov, conductor
Julia Fischer, violin
Russia's oldest symphony orchestra performs the thrilling classics it once premiered
'The crowning glory of Russian culture,' the St Petersburg Philharmonic performs the thrilling Russian classics it once premiered, alongside soloist Julia Fischer.
It presented the first performance of Tchaikovsky's Symphony No.5 in 1888, Prokofiev's Classical Symphony in 1918, and Shostakovich's First Violin Concerto in 1955.
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Date: 6 Feb Time: 19:30