Barbican Concerts

LSO International Violin Festival: Gil Shaham

Part of the LSO International Violin Festival

Sun 12 Apr 2015 7.30pm - Barbican Hall, London

Overview

Gil Shaham

Gil Shaham

Osmo Vänskä

Osmo Vänskä

ARVO PÄRT Cantus in memoriam Benjamin Britten
BRITTEN Violin Concerto
SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No 6

Osmo Vänskä conductor
Gil Shaham violin
London Symphony Orchestra

The International Violin Festival continues as Gil Shaham makes a welcome return to the Barbican under the baton of Finnish conductor Osmo Vänskä. Shaham’s stellar international career dates from 1989 when he stepped in at short notice to play with the LSO. Britten’s Violin Concerto, premiered in 1940 while the composer was living in the USA, is complemented by Arvo Pärt’s moving tribute to Britten, and a symphony by Britten’s friend Shostakovich.

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Part of the LSO International Festival generously supported by Jonathan Moulds



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