Michael Schønwandt director – Ray Chen violin


Violin Concerto, op. 35 Pyotr Tchaikovsky
Symphony no. 1, op. 68 Johannes Brahms


19:00 Introduction & encounter with Ray Chen, moderated by Katelijne Boon (EN, FR, NL) - HLB

The Taiwanese-Australian virtuoso Ray Chen, winner of the Yehudi Menuhin and Queen Elisabeth Competitions at a very young age, shines in Tchaikovsky's extremely difficult Violin Concerto. This is followed by Brahms’ First Symphony, in which he incorporates diverse influences within a Beethovian structure. 

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