Concerts

CLASSICS OVER THE CENTURIES

November 26, 2020 at 7 pm — Vanemuine Concert Hall
November 27, 2020 at 7 pm — Estonia Concert Hall

Claude Debussy
Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun (Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune)

Benjamin Britten
Violin Concerto op. 15

Johannes Brahms
Symphony No. 4 in E minor op. 98

BENJAMIN SCHMID violin
Estonian National Symphony Orchestra
Conductor ARVO VOLMER


Arvo Volmer, one of our top conductors and former chief conductor of ENSO, will perform together with his long-time creative partner – the violinist Benjamin Schmid.

Benjamin Schmid’s career took off after winning the Carl Flesch competition in London (1992). Today, he has performed with orchestras such as the Vienna Philharmonic, the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the St. Petersburg Philharmonic, the Amsterdam Concertgebouw Orchestra, and conductors as Christoph von Dohnányi, David Zinman, Seiji Ozawa, Valeri Gergiev and others.Schmid´s diverse repertoire includes violin concertos by Hartmann, Gulda, Korngold, Muthspiel, Szymanowski, Lutosławski and Reger; and he is also a remarkable jazz violinist. Benjamin Schmid has recorded nearly 50 CDs, for which he has won prestigious awards, including the Deutscher Schallplattenpreis (both in the classical and jazz categories), the Echo Classic Prize, the Grammophone Editor’s Choice and the Strad Selection.

Tickets: 25 € / 18 €*   PILETILEVI
Concert is produced by Eesti Kontsert in cooperation with Estonian National Symphony Orchestra.