Following performances in Aix en Provence, Brussels, London, and Russia during April, violinist and conductor Maxim Vengerov travels to Japan in May for what will be the third year of the “Maxim Vengerov Festival, Japan” . This years festival programme will include a series of recitals, concerts, and master classes.
The Festival’s public activities begin on May 21st with a recital at the Symphony Hall, Osaka. On May 22nd and 24th Maxim will give master classes at Soai University, Osaka and the Toho Gakuen School of Music Tokyo, the latter of whom he will guest with in concert at Suntory Hall (26th May) in a programme of Mozart, Vivaldi and Rimsky-Korsakov. The 27th May sees Maxim sharing his knowledge with 8 students during his third and final master class of the festival at the Tokyo College of Music, and the following day will see him perform alongside Akiko Tanaka in a recital at Oji Hall.
The “Maxim Vengerov Festival 2015” culminates in a June 1st concert with the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra at Suntory Hall, where the program will feature Maxim as soloist in Sibelius’s Violin Concerto and as conductor in Berlioz’s Symphonie Fantastique.