Daniel Kharitonov, emerging as one of the brightest talents of the 15th Tchaikovsky International Competition in 2015 at the age of 16, is performing in the first concert of the Early Spring Season.
After his successful debut with The Mariinsky Orchestra under Valery Gergiev in 2013, Kharitonov is a regular with the orchestra. He has several notable achievements with them under his belt, such as touring with them to China and Italy, and performing across Russia for the Moscow Easter Festival tours in 2014 and 2015. Since 2016, and after studying under Professor Valery Piassetsky, he is now studying at the Royal College of Music in London with Professor Dmitri Alexeev.
Conducting the performance is Deborah Waldman. A native of São Paulo, Brazil, Debora Waldman is the only student in the history of the Universidad Católica de Argentina that has been awarded two golden medals – both in orchestra conducting and composition. Notable performances include collaborations with famous Maestros such as Kurt Masur, Sir Colin Davis and Krzystof Penderecki as well as conducting the Orchestre National de France for a Villa-Lobos concert. Forthcoming engagements include debuts with Orchestre National d’Ile-de-France and National Chamber Orchestra of Armenia.
The concert is brought by The Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra, as the first in a number of concerts, part of the World Symphony Series 2019 Early Spring Season at the Linder Auditorium.
The Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra (JPO) has been performing since May 2000. It has continued to consistently perform regular series of Symphony Seasons, attracting the best international and local soloists and conductors, as well as being the orchestra of choice for State functions in Gauteng.
The program consists of: Tchaikovsky, Capriccio Italienne, Op. 45; Liszt, Piano Concerto No. 1 in E-flat Major; Franck, Symphony in d minor.
Venue: Linder Auditorium, 27 St Andrews Rd, Parktown
Time: 21 & 22 Aug 7.30pm | 23 Aug 11am
Cost: R150 – R345