The Würth Philharmonic & Maxim Vengerov

The Würth Philharmonic & Maxim Vengerov

In case anyone needed reminding, Maxim Vengerov’s performance of the opening of Bruch’s Violin Concerto demonstrated why he is one of the most revered performers around. Beautifully shaped, gutsy and forthright, it had each note telling its own story, sometimes pausing for reflection or in surprise, sometimes pushing on eagerly.

The Würth Philharmonic & Maxim Vengerov, Usher Hall, Edinburgh, ****

Read more at: The Scotsman

Celebrating 30 Years on Stage

Olga Borodina special concert at the Mariinsky Theatre honouring her 30 years on stage May 5th!

Joining her is celebrated tenor Jose Cura and conductor is Emanuel Villaume.

Maxim Vengerov to conduct Shostakovich

Maxim Vengerov to conduct Shostakovich Symphony No 10 with Orchestra National de France May 6th!

The return of a natural: Maxim Vengerov dazzles with his violin

“On Friday night, he took the stage at Strathmore with the pianist Roustem Saitkulov” … “But his playing was as breathtaking as ever.” … “Vengerov plays with such innate ease that difficulty doesn’t really register as such. But his technical wizardry is accompanied by a big dose of heart.” Read the full review…

A Good Hero Is Hard to Find in Dallas Opera’s Season Opener, Samson and Dalila

“Mezzo-soprano Olga Borodina sang Dalila, a role she has performed alongside Plácido Domingo. She smoldered in her Dallas debut Friday night.”

The Dallas Observer … read the full review