Symphony Orchestra of India (SOI): Mussorgsky, Mozart & Sibelius
Alexander Lazarev, conductor
Katherine Bicknell, flute
Daniela Iolkicheva, harp
Mussorgsky: Prelude to Khovanshchina
Mozart: Flute & Harp Concerto in C major, K299/287c
Sibelius: Symphony No. 2
Alexander Lazarev is one of Russia's foremost conductors. From 1987 to 1995 Lazarev was Chief Conductor and Artistic Director of the Bolshoi Theatre, the first person for over thirty years to hold both positions concurrently. First prize winner of the Soviet Union's national competition for conductors and at the Karajan Competition in Berlin, Lazarev has worked with orchestras including the Berlin Philharmonic, Munich Philharmonic, Bavarian Radio Symphony, Royal Concertgebouw, Orchestra Filarmonica della Scala, amongst others. Now Conductor Laureate, he was Principal Conductor of the Japan Philharmonic Orchestra from 2008 to 2016.
Katherine Bicknell is a superb (Classical Source) international flautist of 'sumptuous tone' (The Straits Times, Singapore) and 'striking musical ability' (musicweb). She is a guest principal of orchestras including the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Philharmonia, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, and BBC Symphony Orchestra. Katherine was principal flute of the Symphony Orchestra of India from 2010 to 2016.
Winner of the Bulgarian National Harp Competition and scholarship to study at the Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatoire in St. Petersburg, Daniela Iolkicheva has performed with internationally-renowned orchestras including the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, State Orchestra of St. Petersburg. Daniela is currently the Harp teacher at the Special School for Music at San Francisco de Paula School in Seville and has been playing with the Symphony Orchestra of India for the past few seasons.
This performance runs approximately 105 minutes, with one intermission.
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