Boreyko Conducts Brahms
Andrey Boreyko, conductor
Clara-Jumi Kang, violin
Krzysztof Meyer — Hommage à Johannes Brahms
Saint-Saëns — Concerto for Violin and Orchestra No. 3 in B Minor
Brahms — Symphony No. 3 in F Major
Prelude at 7pm
Tickets start at $29
Andrey Boreyko has been Music Director of Artis—Naples since September 2014. He has brought a new intensity to Artis—Naples and the Naples Philharmonic with his inspired leadership, commissioning new works and attracting soloists of the highest calibre. The driving force behind the continued artistic growth of Artis—Naples and the Naples Philharmonic, Andrey balances traditional repertoire with imaginative, diverse programming for which he has gained a distinguished reputation worldwide.
Andrey has forged strong long-term relationships with the most prestigious orchestras across Europe. This leads him to appearances this season with the Konzerthausorchester Berlin, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin and Bamberger Symphoniker, among others. Much sought-after as a guest conductor in North America, Andrey’s versatility and broad repertoire take him to the National Arts Centre Orchestra, Ottawa, as well as re-invitations to San Francisco Symphony, Indianapolis, Cincinnati and Houston Symphony orchestras, where he is regular guest. A prolific conductor of the great symphonic repertoire and a passionate advocate for less widely known works, Andrey champions compositions by Victoria Borisova-Ollas in an extensive concert and recording project with the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra this season, debuts with the Gothenburg Symphony and returns to the Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI and the Helsinki 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.