Living legends: Anne-Sophie Mutter is one of the world’s greatest violinists, universally acclaimed for her gleaming sound and effortless mastery. Krzysztof Penderecki is a giant among living composers, whose uncompromisingly emotional music brought a ray of light to the darkest days of the Cold War. To celebrate Penderecki’s 85th birthday, they come together in his colourful Second Violin Concerto – before Penderecki conducts Tchaikovsky’s gloriously tuneful Fifth Symphony. Make no mistake: this should be very special indeed.
Supported by the RSNO Foundation.