Kremerata Baltica with Gidon Kremer

Feb 1

8:00 PM

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

In 1997, Gidon Kremer introduced the Kremerata Baltica, an energetic chamber orchestra made up of talented young musicians from Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia. The renowned violinist and his ensemble celebrate the 20th anniversary of the group's inception and Kremer's 70th birthday with an exciting collection of dynamic repertoire.

PROGRAM

Pärt Fratres
Weinberg Chamber Symphony No. 4
Tchaikovsky, arr. Desyatnikov Sérénade mélancolique
Mussorgsky, arr. Pushkarev and Cohen Pictures from an Exhibition
Silvestrov Serenade

Pelecis All in the Past [ENCORE]
Pletnev Nach dem Weinbergsteig [ENCORE]

PERFORMERS

Violinist Gidon Kremer, artistic director of Kremerata Baltica, strongly advocates the music of Mieczysław Weinberg, whose Chamber Symphony No. 4 will be featured on the orchestra's SCP program. “I consider Weinberg to be one of the most interesting composers of the 20th century,” he said. “I feel almost like he’s of equal strength and occasionally even more personal in his music than Shostakovich." Read more at CSO Sounds & Stories