Past events in this series

Basel Symphony Orchestra

Friday 6 October 2017, 7.30pm

Basel Symphony Orchestra

with Oliver Schnyder, piano

Ivor Bolton conducts Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 20, with soloist Oliver Schnyder, and Beethoven's joyous Seventh Symphony. Busoni's Lustspiel opens the concert.

Mariinsky Orchestra

Sunday 8 October 2017, 7.00pm

Mariinsky Orchestra

The first of two concerts conducted by Valery Gergiev celebrating the music of Rimsky-Korsakov and his pupil Stravinsky, including Scheherazade and Stravinsky's Symphony in C.

Mariinsky Orchestra

Monday 9 October 2017, 7.30pm

Mariinsky Orchestra

with Kristóf Baráti, violin

The second of two concerts with Valery Gergiev celebrating the music of Rimsky-Korsakov and his pupil Stravinsky, including The Firebird Suite and Violin Concerto with soloist...

St Petersburg Symphony Orchestra

Monday 16 October 2017, 7.30pm

St Petersburg Symphony Orchestra

with Peter Donohoe, piano

Alexander Dmitriev conducts an all-Russian programme of Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No. 4, and Tchaikovsky's dramatic Pathétique Symphony and Romeo & Juliet Overture.

Brussels Philharmonic

Wednesday 8 November 2017, 7.30pm

Brussels Philharmonic

with Nikolaj Znaider, violin

Stéphane Denève conducts a programme including Bruch's Violin Concerto and Suites from two of the finest ballet scores, by Prokofiev and Ravel - Cinderella and Daphnis et...

Basel Chamber Orchestra

Monday 20 November 2017, 7.30pm

Basel Chamber Orchestra

with Stephen Hough, piano

Mendelssohn's Hebrides Overture and Piano Concerto No. 1, with the acclaimed pianist Stephen Hough, and Schubert's 'Great' Ninth Symphony, under the baton of Heinz Holliger. He...

NDR Radiophilharmonie Hannover

Friday 24 November 2017, 7.30pm

NDR Radiophilharmonie Hannover

with Igor Levit, piano

Igor Levit performs Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 4, framed by Brahms' sunny Symphony No. 2 and Beethoven's Egmont Overture, under the baton of Andrew Manze.

Russian State Philharmonic

Thursday 1 March 2018, 7.30pm

Russian State Philharmonic

with Valentina Lisitsa, piano

An all-Russian programme featuring Valentina Lisitsa as the soloist in Rachmaninov's virtuosic Third Piano Concerto, followed by Tchaikovksy's dramatic Fourth Symphony....

SWR Symphony Orchestra Stuttgart

Friday 16 March 2018, 7.30pm

SWR Symphony Orchestra Stuttgart

with Francesco Piemontesi, piano

Sir Roger Norrington conducts an all-Beethoven programme, including the Third Piano Concerto, with acclaimed soloist Francesco Piemontesi, and the Third Symphony, the Eroica.

Czech National Symphony Orchestra

Monday 16 April 2018, 7.30pm

Czech National Symphony Orchestra

with Pavel Kolesnikov, piano

The first of two concerts by the CNSO, featuring Schubert’s lyrical 'Unfinished' Eighth Symphony, Beethoven’s Fourth Piano Concerto, and Dvořák's glorious Seventh Symphony,...

Czech National Symphony Orchestra

Wednesday 18 April 2018, 7.30pm

Czech National Symphony Orchestra

with Barry Douglas, piano

The CNSO's second concert features Schubert's Fifth Symphony, Beethoven's 'Emperor' Piano Concerto, and Dvořák's much-loved Ninth 'New World' Symphony, conducted by Jan...

Bruckner Orchester Linz

Thursday 3 May 2018, 7.30pm

Bruckner Orchester Linz

Mahler: Resurrection Symphony

Markus Poschner conducts a performance of Mahler's epic Second Symphony, the 'Resurrection', a grand musical exploration of life and humanity, culminating in a transcendent choral...

Flanders Symphony Orchestra

Thursday 17 May 2018, 7.30pm

Flanders Symphony Orchestra

with Pavel Kolesnikov, piano

Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 1, with the brilliant young pianist Pavel Kolesnikov, Grieg's delightful Peer Gynt Suites and Sibelius' atmospheric Swan of Tuonela.

Dresden Philharmonic

Tuesday 22 May 2018, 7.30pm

Dresden Philharmonic

with Arabella Steinbacher, violin

Tchaikovsky's virtuosic Violin Concerto, with the internationally lauded soloist Arabella Steinbacher, and Shostakovich’s hugely popular Fifth Symphony. Weber's Overture to...

Brussels Philharmonic

Thursday 31 May 2018, 7.30pm

Brussels Philharmonic

with Liza Ferschtman, violin

A Bernstein celebration including the jazzy Symphonic Dances from West Side Story, the beguiling Serenade for violin and orchestra, and Three Dance Episodes from On the Town.

Würth Philharmonic Orchestra

Wednesday 6 June 2018, 7.30pm

Würth Philharmonic Orchestra

with John Lill, piano

Two English masterpieces - Vaughan Williams' lush Tallis Fantasia and Elgar's Enigma Variations - frame Rachmaninov's poignant Piano Concerto No. 2 performed by one of Britain’s...

Zurich International Orchestra Series 2017‑18

Welcome to Cadogan Hall’s 11th Zurich International Orchestra Series, in association with IMG Artists. Our series is now regarded as the largest and most comprehensive series of international orchestras in the country and this year we’re delighted to welcome 14 distinguished orchestras from throughout Europe and Russia. With such iconic names as the Mariinsky Orchestra and Valery Gergiev, the Brussels Philharmonic and Stéphane Denève, the SWR Symphony Orchestra Stuttgart under Sir Roger Norrington and the Dresden Philharmonic conducted by Michael Sanderling, our concerts feature some of the most sought-after conductors in the world today.

Our soloists are an exceptional list this year, featuring three of the greatest violinists of the day – James Ehnes, Arabella Steinbacher and Nicolaj Znaider, and four of the most popular and highly regarded British pianists – John Lill, Barry Douglas, Stephen Hough and Peter Donohoe. These outstanding orchestras, conductors and soloists will provide us with a rich feast of music written from Mozart, Beethoven and Schubert’s day to works of the 20th and 21st centuries, including the complete cycle of Beethoven’s Piano Concertos.

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