On 12 November, the Czech Philharmonic will perform Tchaikovsky’s Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor at the Mondavi Center in Davis, California, with Kirill Gerstein as soloist and Semyon Bychkov conducting. The version performed is the second, revised version from 1879, which has recently been re-published as part of the new Academic Edition of the Complete Works of Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Continue reading “Work of the Week – Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor”
On 28 August, Thomas Larcher’s Symphony No. 2 ‘Kenotaph’ will receive its UK premiere at the BBC Proms in London, played by the BBC Symphony Orchestra and conducted by Semyon Bychkov. Bychkov, to whom the symphony is dedicated, conducted the world premiere with the Vienna Philharmonic earlier this year on 3 June in Vienna.