Saturday at Lisinski
Tokyo Symphony Orchestra
Isabelle Faust, violin
Jonathan Nott, conductor
One of the best Japanese Orchestras, the renowned German violinist and the world famous English conductor represent a triad assuring a top-level performance, full of delight for listeners.
At the beginning of her international career Isabelle Faust won the First Prize at the Paganini Competition in Genoa. Her last recording of Beethoven Sonatas with the pianist Alexander Melnikov has been crowned with the prestigious Gramophone Magazine Award and the German Echo Music Prize. She plays the famous Stradivarius violin, known as the “Sleeping Beauty”. Maestro Jonathan Nott is one of the most exciting conductors of today, Music Director of the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra and Chief Conductor of Bamberg Symphony.
“Her sound has passion, grit and electricity, but also a disarming warmth and sweetness that can unveil the music’s hidden strains of lyricism…”
New York Times about Isabelle Faust
“Together, they’ve created one of the most exciting partnerships in orchestra music of the last years.”
The Guardian about the collaboration between maestro Nott and the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra
L. van Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61
D.D. Shostakovich: Symphony No.10 in E minor, Op. 93