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Rachmaninoff’s Sublime Symphony no. 2

Maison symphonique March 14 and 15, 2020

An epic spirit from the heart of Russia sweeps through the Maison symphonique for this concert featuring Shostakovich's Violin Concerto no. 1 alongside Rachmaninoff's Symphony no. 2. Few Romantic symphonies have seen as much success as Rachmaninoff's Second: its timeless majesty recently echoed in the Oscar-winning film Birdman, which also received a Grammy Award for best score soundtrack in 2016. Leonidas Kavakos, whose international renown is an established fact, performs the Concerto in a programme directed by Lionel Bringuier, one of most gifted conductors of his generation.

Esa-Pekka Salonen, Helix
Shostakovich, Violin Concerto no. 1 in A minor, op. 77
Rachmaninoff, Symphony no. 2 in E minor, op. 27

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