Friday 21 March 2014 at 8:00pm
Shostakovich Festive Overture
Shostakovich Violin Concerto No.1
Beethoven Symphony No.5
Diego Matheuz conductor
Ray Chen violin
No piece of instrumental music has been so influential, or so spellbinding, as Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony. The MSO’s Principal Guest Conductor is joined by a young violinist enjoying a meteoric international career. Born in Taiwan and raised in Australia, Ray Chen is soloist in the passionate and involving Violin Concerto No.1 by Shostakovich.
2 hours with 20 minute interval.