On 21 August, under the conductorship of Vladimir Ashkenazy, the London Chamber Orchestra accompanies soloists Daniel Kharitonov and Lucienne Renaudin Vary in their performance of Shostakovich’s Concerto for Piano, Trumpet and Strings. Lucienne Renaudin-Vary recently won the Instrumental Soloist Révélation award of the Victories de la Musique Classique 2016, while Daniel Kharitonov emerged as one of the brightest talents of the Tchaikovsky International Competition in 2015, when his performance brought him the Third Prize.
The concert programme also features Beethoven’s The Creatures of Prometeus Overture and Symphony No.5.
Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich also perform two evening concerts on the main stage of the festival, under the baton of its Music Director and Conductor Lionel Bringuier and two soloists. The first of the orchestra’s concerts (25 August) includes a performance of Dvořák’s Cello Concerto by Gautier Capuçon, followed by Schumann’s Symphony No.4. Then on 26 August, Patricia Kopatchinskaja joins the orchestra to perform Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto, the second half of the programme features Dvořák’s Symphony No.8.