The Barcelona Symphony Orchestra and its principal conductor, Kazushi Ono, join the Festival Emergents Barcelona. The OBC has invited three leading soloists to make their debut in Hall 1 at L’Auditori. Carry on reading
They are the cellist Anastasia Kobekina, a 2018 BBC New Generation Artist who already has extensive experience performing with orchestras such as the Vienna Symphony Orchestra, the Konzerthausorchester Berlin and the Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra, among others; the talented young violinist Matvey Blumin, who won the Ysaye International Music Competition in 2019; and the even younger pianist Alexandra Dovgan, sponsored by the great Grigory Sokolov.
The three musicians will take us deep into the Romantic era through a number of masterpieces in their repertoire, including Robert Schumann’s Cello Concerto in A minor, Op. 129; Camille Saint-Saëns’ Violin Concerto No. 3 in B minor, Op. 61; and Felix Mendelssohn’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25.
The concert will conclude with Franz Schubert’s Symphony No. 6 in C major, D 589.