Boreyko Conducts Brahms
Andrey Boreyko, conductor
Clara-Jumi Kang, violin
Krzysztof Meyer — Hommage à Johannes Brahms
Saint-Saëns — Violin Concerto No. 3
Brahms — Symphony No. 3
Prelude at 7pm
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Tickets start at $29
Russian conductor Andrey Boreyko is one of the most exciting and dynamic conductors to emerge from Eastern Europe in recent years. He is currently Music Director of the Naples Philharmonic as well as the Orchestre National de Belgique, and serves as Principal Guest Conductor of the Orquesta Sinfónica de Euskadi in San Sebastian.
As a guest conductor, Boreyko has worked with many of the world’s most renowned orchestras, including the Berliner Philharmoniker, Münchner Philharmoniker, Staatskapelle Dresden, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Wiener Symphoniker, Filarmonica della Scala, Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich, Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, and the London Symphony, Czech Philharmonic, Philharmonia, BBC Symphony, Royal Concertgebouw orchestras, and most recently The Philadelphia Orchestra, Orchestre de Paris, Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte Carlo, Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI and Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra.
Clara-Jumi Kang was born in Mannheim, Germany to Korean parents. At age five, she began to take lessons from Valery Gradov at the Mannheim Musikhochschule. When she was seven, she moved to the United States and received a full scholarship to the Juilliard School, studying with Dorothy Delay and Hyo Kang. She later enrolled at the Hanns Eisler Hochschule in Berlin and the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Munich. Career Kang first performed professionally with the Hamburg Symphony Orchestra. She was the winner of the 2009 Seoul International Music Competition and the second-place winner of the Joseph Joachim International Violin Competition in Hannover. In 2010, she won first prize in the Sendai International Violin Competition and a gold medal in the International Violin Competition of Indianapolis.