Tuesday 11 Jul 2017, 10.30pmPalacio de Carlos V, Granada

Pablo Heras-Casado conductor

Esther Yoo violin

Shostakovich Festive Overture

Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto

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Stravinsky The Firebird

Granada-born conductor Pablo Heras-Casado conducts the Philharmonia through an all-Russian programme that opens with Shostakovich's Festive Overture and closes with Stravinsky's enchanting and exotic ballet, home to a frenetic 'Infernal Dance'. In between, one of the most famous violin concertos in the repertoire – Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto renowned for the dazzling brilliance of its finale, performed by young American violinist Esther Yoo.