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Maxim Vengerov to perform across Asia, Canada, and Europe this October

This October violinist Maxim Vengerov gives a variety of performances around the globe, beginning with recitals in Kyoto (October 5) and Tokyo (October 6). Vengerov continues his Asian appearances in China on October 9 – the opening concert of the Beijing Festival – as the Hallé Orchestra’s guest soloist in Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto under the baton of Mark Elder. The Russian violinist and conductor then joins the English Chamber Orchestra for a musical cruise (October 13–17) before heading to Canada to guest with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra in a concert that features Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto and Rimsky–Korsakov’s Scheherazade (October 20). Vengerov wraps up his month of international performances in Montreal with Brahms’s Violin Concerto and Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade with the Montreal Symphony Orchestra.

House veteran Olga Borodina appears on Mariinsky stage this October

This October Olga Borodina appears on the Russian stage in two St. Petersburg performances. On October 2 Ms. Borodina and tenor Vladimir Galouzine headline a gala concert at the Mariinsky Theatre. On October 14, the Russian mezzo-soprano returns to the St. Petersburg house as Amneris in Verdi’s Aida – a role she reprises at the Metropolitan Opera this November.

Polish, Argentinian recitals and Brahms Violin Concerto usher in Maxim Vengerov’s 2012 – 2013 season

Maxim Vengerov begins his 2012–2013 season with recitals in Poznan, Poland and at Buenos Aires’s Teatro Colón. His program at the iconic Argentinian house includes works by Bach, Schubert, and Beethoven. On September 27, the Russian violinist appears with the Romanian National Orchestra as the guest soloist in Brahms’s Violin Concerto.