In the mood for Russian music? Discover the Russian flavours of season 19-20 with Russian music and musicians.
Russian-Israeli pianist Boris Giltburg is one of those rare people who combine a natural talent with a captivating personality, and modesty with passion and virtuosity. He fills any room he enters – and that’s before even playing the first note. This season Giltburg returns to Brussels Philharmonic for a true tour de force, performing all of the Beethoven piano concertos in three consecutive days.
Cellist Mischa Maisky is a living legend. In March 2020, he joins Brussels Philharmonic on their Germany Tour. But the collaboration starts at home in Belgium: Maisky plays Respighi and Saint-Saëns in Bruges and takes on Shostakovich's First Cello Concerto in Brussels.
Prokofiev's dazzling First Violin Concerto with star violinist James Ehnes and music director Stéphane Denève.
Tchaikovsky's majestic Fourth Symphony and the Second Piano Concerto by Brahms with Russian pianist Kirill Gerstein.