Closing Gala Concert

Sunday 22 April
5pm - 7pm

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Julian Rachlin (conductor & violin)*
Junior Competition winner (violin)**
Senior Competition winner (violin)***
Maxim Vengerov (violin)^
Soyoung Yoon (violin)^
Ilya Gringolts (violin)^

Mozart Overture: The Marriage of Figaro
Vivaldi Concerto from The Four Seasons**
Concerto movement to be announced***
Kreisler Liebesleid & Schön Rosmarin from 3 Old Viennese Dances*
Vivaldi Concerto for Four Violins in B minor, RV 580*^
Tchaikovsky Romeo & Juliet Fantasy Overture

The Menuhin Competition Geneva 2018 concludes with a celebration of the brilliance of the violin. Framed by two of history’s most iconic overtures, the Closing Gala Concert features three jurors, two prizewinners and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Julian Rachlin. From Vivaldi’s Concerto for Four Violins, featuring Vengerov, Yoon, Rachlin and Gringolts, to Kreisler’s Old Viennese Dances, the programme spans 200 years of violin wizardry. A gala concert sure to bring the Menuhin Competition Geneva 2018 to a rousing conclusion!

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