DATE AND VENUE
29 June 2011, Lütfi Kırdar Convention & Exhibition Centre
SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN ESTIVAL ORCHESTRA
CHRISTOPH ESCHENBACH conductor
ALISA WEILERSTEIN violoncello
- Gioachino Rossini
Il Turco in Italia
- Camille Saint-Saëns
Concerto for Violoncello in A minor, No.1 Op.33
- Johannes Brahms
Symphony in C minor, No.1, Op.68
Lasts 90’ inc. interval.
Welcoming the masters of classical music during the month of June, the Festival ends with a concert where the Schleswig-Holstein Festival Orchestra led by Christoph Eschenbach -one of the most sought for conductors by the world’s select orchestras and operas- accompanies one of the most important cellist of her generation, Alisa Weilerstein, an artist with an impressive musicality and inherent virtuosity. Don’t miss out the final evening of the Istanbul Music Festival which nears its 40th anniversary with a memorable concert.