Zurich Chamber Orchestra, Jing Zhao, Alexey Botvinov
Zürcher Kammerorchester is undoubtedly one of the best chamber music groups in the world. Joshua Bell, Hilary Khan, James Galway, Misha Maisky and many other famous musicians played with them at various times. In 2017, the orchestra was awarded the Echo Klassik immediately for two CDs in the Klassik ohne Grenzen category (“Classics without Borders”). Zurich Chamber Orchestra is considered a reference performed by the music of Mozart. To listen to their “reading” of the classic come lovers from around the world.
Jing Zhao is the 1st prize winner at the International Music Competition ARD (Internationaler Musikwettbewerb der ARD) in Germany, a student of the outstanding Japanese cellist Ryosuke Hori, and also Mstislav Rostropovich. In January 2007, she was invited to perform chamber music for the Japanese crown prince Naruhito. She has performed with leading world orchestras and such conductors as Seiji Ozawa, Ricardo Muti, Lorin Mazel. On account of the cellist - 5 discs.
Alexey Botvinov is an outstanding Ukrainian pianist, one of the best in Europe performers of Rachmaninov music. There are about 50 countries on the tour map of Botvinov (including the musical direction of the play at the famous La Scala Theater). He also has a record - more than 300 performances of the “Goldberg variations” by Bach, one of the most complex works of the composer.
The program includes works by Mendelssohn, Mozart, Bach, Boccherini:
Bah Concerto for piano and orchestra in D minor
Mendelssohn. Symphony for Strings in B Minor
Boccherini. Concert for cello and orchestra
Mozart Little Night Serenade