the London Symphony Orchestra who appears on their albums, Bach to Brubeck, Classikhan, The Dust Bowl Symphony, Epiphany, John Adams: A Flowering
Tree, Music of Hope, and Renaissance Holiday.
December 2010, the LSO were joined by Midori for a performance of Max Bruch’s
“Violin Concerto No. 1”, which was sandwiched between Gyorgy Ligeti’s “Concert
Romanesc” and Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s
Leonidas Kavakos was the soloist on 23rd and 24th
March 2011 when they performed “Violin Concerto No. 1” by
Dmitri Shostakovich. They
opened with “Lithuanian Saga” by Rodion
Shchedrin and closed with “Symphony No. 2”
(“Little Russian”) by Peter Ilyich
October 2011, they teamed up with the London Voices for “The Film
Music of Dimitri Tiomkin
at Barbican Hall. The concert
included the world concert premieres of “The Fall of Love” from
The Fall of the Roman Empire and
the theme from Search for Paradise.
forces with keyboardist Yefim Bronfman and
soprano Elizabeth Watts for Ludwig van Beethoven’s “Piano
Concerto No. 3” and Gustav Mahler’s “Symphony No. 4”
on 27th May 2012.
May 2012, Bronfman was back, along with violinist Gil Shaham,
for Alban Berg’s “Chamber Concerto”, which was followed
by Mahler’s “Symphony No. 1” (“Titan”).
returned on 3rd June 2012 for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s “Violin
Concerto No. 5” (“Turkish”), and the evening was rounded
out by Mahler’s “Symphony No. 5”.