Arvo Volmer conducts gala concert with NDR Radiophilharmonie Hannover
Arvo Volmer conducts the NDR Radiophilharmonie Hannover this week as part of the Joseph Joachim International Violin Competition. Taking place on 5 October, the special concert features excerpts from Khovanshchina, Shostakovich's Violin Concerto No. 1, performed by Viktoria Mullova, and Ravel's orchestration of Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition.
This season sees Volmer guest conduct the St Petersburg Philharmonic, Orchestre National de Belgique, Finnish Radio Symphony and West Australian Symphony orchestras, along with his regular work with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, where he has begun his 14th season as Music Director. Volmer will also direct Verdi's Il trovatore at the Sydney Opera House and Strauss's Salome at the State Opera of South Australia.