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SOI Autumn 2018 Season: Dvořák & Prokofiev

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 7:00PM

NCPA Jamshed Bhabha Theatre

Symphony Orchestra of India
Dvořák: Cello Concerto in B minor, Op. 104
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5 in B flat major, Op. 100
 
The founding Music Director of the Symphony Orchestra of India, internationally renowned violinist Marat Bisengaliev has been described by The Times as “a brilliant violin soloist”. Apart from the SOI, Marat also founded two orchestras in his home country – Kazakhstan. Bisengaliev recently conducted SOI performances of Carmina Burana and the Enigma Variations.
 
Armenian cellist Sevak Avanesyan studied with the well-known Armenian cellist Medea Abrahamyan, student of legendary Mstislav Rostropovitsch. Avanesyan is a laureate of many international competitions, such as the International cello Competition “Gerardmer” (France), the European Competition for Young Soloists (Luxemburg), the Sint-Pieters-Woluwe cello competition, Sevak Avanesyan plays on the very first Matio Gofriller cello from 1689 kindly given to him by Mischa Maisky. Sevak will perform Dvořák’s cello concerto which is considered the most famous piece in the genre.


Box Office: 13th July for friends of the SOI, 16th July for NCPA members and 19th July for Public.

SOI Patron: Citi India