RPS KEY WORK: Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1

Sat 16 Feb 2013 19.30

Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Event Price: £16 - £40

RPS Honorary Member Max Bruch’s ever-popular Violin Concerto in G Minor was first performed at a Philharmonic Society concert in 1868. Hear this and other popular classics under the baton of young Venezuelan-born conductor José Luis Gomez. Seoul-born violinist Hyeyoon Park has been playing since the age of four, made her orchestral debut at nine and at just 17 became the youngest winner of the ARD International Music Competition, in Munich in 2009. She has studied with Piotr Milewski in the US and Antje Weithaas in Berlin, and played as a recitalist, chamber musician and soloist with orchestras around the world including the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Mariinsky Theatre Symphony Orchestra, Vienna Chamber Orchestra and Polish Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra. Young Venezuelan-born Spanish conductor José Luis Gomez was brought to international attention with a sensational win at the 2010 International Sir Georg Solti Conductor’s Competition, and the Valentine's Classics concerts mark his UK debut. Starting out as a violinist, by the age of 11 he was Concertmaster of the Youth Orchestra of Zulia State, part of the El Sistema de Orquestas Juveniles de Venezuela, and subsequently graduated in music and violin from the Manhattan School of Music in New York before embarking on a European orchestral career. El Sistema is the inspiration for the Liverpool Philharmonic-led In Harmony Liverpool. Tchaikovsky: Fantasy Overture, Romeo and Juliet Bruch: Violin Concerto No.1 Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet Suite Ravel: Boléro Hyeyoon Park - violin José Luis Gomez - conductor Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

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