27 February 2018

Lio Kuokman and Mihhail Gerts: France – Russia – Germany

Lio Kuokman and Mihhail Gerts, two laureats of the last Svetlanov Competition in 2014, starred in incredible programmes at La Folle Journée de Nantes festival whose theme this year was a tribute to Exile with the title Towards a New World.

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Then, Lio Kuokman took a plane to Moscow to conduct the Moscow Symphony Philharmonic Orchestra. He shared the stage with the pianist Boris Berezosvky in a programme tribute to the 100th anniversary of Leonard Bernstein.

As for Mihhail Gerts, he went on a tour with the Bergische Symphoniker conducting a programme of Respighi The Birds, Messiaen Concert for 4 and Beethoven’s Symphony n°4.

To be continued…

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