Leonidas Kavakos Plans Upcoming Concerts in Atlanta, Seattle, DC, Minnesota and New York

Classic Arts Features   Leonidas Kavakos Plans Upcoming Concerts in Atlanta, Seattle, DC, Minnesota and New York
 
Fresh from a February tour with the Philadelphia Orchestra and his debut as conductor and soloist with La Scala Milan, violinist Leonidas Kavakos kicked off a series of US concerts March 26 in Atlanta.


Leonidas Kavakos' last concerts in Europe gave an overview of the Greek virtuoso's qualities both as soloist and conductor. Following his La Scala debut, he gave three further concerts in Italy with Camerata Salzburg, where is artistic director.

Kavakos may be heard on a new recording on the Sony Classical label featuring Mendelssohn's violin concerto and his two piano trios with Camerata Salzburg.

In the US Leonidas Kavakos will perform with several concerts, playing with Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra and Minnesota Orchestra. On April 16 and 18 he will perform Mendelssohn's violin concerto with the National Symphony Orchestra in Washington.

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March 26-28, Atlanta, Symphony Hall
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Gilbert Varga
Sibelius: Violin Concerto

March 30, Fort Worth
April 1, Seattle
Beethoven: Sonate Es-Dur op. 12/3
Schostakowitsch: Sonate op. 134
Strauss: Sonate op. 18
Enrico Pace, piano

April 16-18, Washington, Kennedy Center
National Symphony Orchestra, Ivan Fischer
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto

April 17, Washington, Kennedy Center
National Symphony Orchestra, Ivan Fischer
Tschaikowsky: Violin Concerto D Major

April 30-May 1, Minnesota, Orchestra Hall
May 4, New York, Carnegie Hall
Minnesota Orchestra, Osmo V‹nsk‹
Sibelius: Violinkonzert

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