Maxim Vengerov spends September 23 and 24 in Bucharest for the city’s annual George Enescu Festival, celebrating the Romanian composer, violinist, pianist, conductor, and teacher. Like the festival’s namesake, Maxim is heard in a plurality of contexts, serving as both conductor of and soloist for the Bucharest Virtuosi Orchestra.
On September 23, Maxim leads an all-Mozart program in which he can be heard as soloist for the composer’s Violin Concertos Nos. 3 and 5 in addition to his Symphony No. 40. On September 24, he joins fellow violinist Vlad Stanculeasa for Bach’s Concerto for Two Violins and Orchestra in D Minor before reprising September 23’s program.