In accordance with government directives, Place des Arts has suspended its activities until further. These measures have been put into effect due to circumstances relating to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Consequently, the Brahms' Enticing Second Symphony concert scheduled on March 14 and 15 has been cancelled. Ticket holders will be reimbursed directly.
An epic spirit directly from Russia wiil sweep through the Maison symphonique when Shostakovich’s Violin Concerto no. 1 is heard. The OSM will then transport you to Austria, where Brahms composed his picturesque Symphony no. 2. Spurred by the success of his First Symphony, Brahms began work on his Second, also garnering undeniable success. Greek violinist Leonidas Kavakos, whose international reputation is well-established, performs the Concerto in this programme entirely under the baton of reputed conductor Susanna Mälkki.
Shostakovich, Violin Concerto no. 1 in A minor, op. 77
Brahms, Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 73