Neeme Järvi, known for his interpretations of Sibelius, leads the CSO in the composer’s Suite from Karelia and the majestic Fifth Symphony. Vadim Gluzman, praised for his “tremendous intensity and great expressive range” (Seattle Times) is the soloist for Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 1.
There will be a Classic Encounter preconcert lecture on Thursday, December 8. Buy lecture tickets
Note for the Newcomer: While still a student at St. Petersburg Conservatory, Prokofiev composed his first two piano concertos. He wrote and played the world premiere of the Second Piano Concerto at the age of 22.
Vadim Gluzman will sign CDs in Grainger Ballroom following the performance on Thursday, December 8, 2016.