Reinbert de Leeuw perpetuates its long lasting bond with the Residentie Orchestra with a concert on which purely Russian composers can be heard. The opening is for the Asko |Schönberg Ensemble with ' Foucault's Pendulum ' Tarnopolski, a composer who's opposites in the music want to do forget.
The Russian Alexander Raskatov wrote on behalf of the Residentie Orchestra for Tomoko Mukaiyama a piano concert that they will perform for the first time today.
After the break the Ninth Symphony by Shostakovich. Friend and foe alike were surprised by the musical monument which Shostakovich unveiled at the end of the second World War: no pompous but a light-footed work, which would write history as the ' least symphonic ' of his symphonies.