DescriptionShow time: 7:30pm
Guest Artist Lara St. John – violin
Dmitri Shostakovich Festive Overture, op. 96
Igor Stravinsky L’Oiseau de feu, “The Firebird Suite” 1919
Dmitri Shostakovich Violin Concerto No. 1, op.77, A minor
Back by popular demand, Lara St. John returns to light up our stage in one of the most exhilarating concertos written for the violin. Lara studied this work in St. Petersburg and her indescribable energy will blaze through this tour de force. This Concerto and the Festive Overture by Shostakovich show off this Russian master at his most resplendent. We pair these works with the well-loved Firebird Suite for a musical evening of colour and radiance.