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Sunday, July 15, 2018 Permalink

Los Angeles Philharmonic: 15 July 2018

Mirga Gražynté-Tyla | Photo: Vern Evans

Mirga Gražynté-Tyla | Photo: Vern Evans

Lithuanian conductor Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla leads the LA Phil in works by Messiaen, a symphony by Mahler and a violin Concerto from 1959 by Mieczyslaw Weinberg with soloist Gidon Kremer who is recently championing the music of this neglected Soviet composer.


Conductor: Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla


Messiaen: Un Sourire

Weinberg: Violin Concerto
Soloist: Gidon Kremer, violin

Mahler: Symphony No. 4
Soloist: Janai Brugger, soprano


Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla is Music Director of England's City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.

Read a Los Angeles Times review of this concert (recorded in October 2017) which includes background on the conductor, composer Weinberg, and Kremer's advocacy of neglected composers; click the link on this page.