A concert celebrating the centenary of the unique Russian composer of Polish origin, Moisey (Mieczysław) Weinberg (1919-1996).

Moisey (Mieczysław) Weinberg

Friend and disciple of Shostakovich, his musical style was also influence by Prokofiev and Myaskovsky. The programme is curated by an award- winning pianist Yulia Chaplina and features the newly appointed leader of the BBC Symphony Orchestra, Igor Yuzefovich as a guest soloist, in addition to Weinberg-expert Yuri Kalnits.