Enjoy masterpieces for piano and orchestra of the world’s most romantic repertoire in this unique symphony concert by Boris Berezovsky and the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Warsaw, performing on the iconic stage of the Odeon of Herodes Atticus.
Piano soloist and legendary Russian virtuoso Boris Berezovsky leads the musical programme, focusing on the work of celebrated romantic composers such as Frédéric Chopin and Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. This will be an enchanting evening of mythical performers beneath the shadow of the Acropolis.
Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849)
Andante spianato et grande polonaise brillante
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Concerto for piano and orchestra no. 2
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Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)
Concerto for piano and orchestra no. 1
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The National Philharmonic Orchestra of Warsaw is recognized as one of the most historic leading orchestras in the world. From its foundation in 1901 until the outbreak of World War II in 1939, top composers and masters of the time collaborated with the orchestra including, Igor Stravinsky, Sergei Prokofiev, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Maurice Ravel, Camille Saint- Saëns, Richard Strauss, Arthur Honegger and Edvard Grieg. They are famous for their long tradition in the works of the great Polish composers, especially Frédéric Chopin, as well as the great international symphonic repertoires. Their performances around the world garner triumphant reviews and their richly acclaimed discography extends from classical and romantic flags to modern and cinematic music.
Boris Berezovsky, the greatest pianist of our time
Described as “the only artist to balance between skillful superhuman perfection and deeply inspired interpretive power” by The Times of London, Boris Berezovsky has become world-renowned as the pianist with a transcendent technique and a strong personal artistic sensory. The artist who is of Jewish and Russian origin is both modest and communicative with the public, a man dedicated to his art, drawn from the teachings of the Tchaikovsky School.
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