Edinburgh Festival Chorus

Performances with the RNO

August 2013

On Tour

20 Tue

Usher Hall

Edinburgh

Location

Program

Edinburgh International Festival

Rachmaninov
Piano Concerto No. 2, op. 30, in D minor
Scriabin
Symphony No. 1
Conductor:

Mikhail Pletnev

Guest Artists:

Nikolai Lugansky, Piano

Svetlana Sozdateleva, Soprano

Maxim Paster, Tenor

Edinburgh Festival Chorus

2013 Summer Europe Tour

What They’re Saying

"To present American and Russian musicians performing and teaching together at Festival Napa Valley...is precisely the kind of effort that sustains vital cultural links...at a critical time for both societies. [This] resonates with the public [and] is meaningful for the musician participants...Cultural diplomacy and music offer alternatives to contention and sustain important linkages between our societies for the long run...Now more than ever we need viable citizen-to-citizen points of contact and dialogue."

James F. Collins (Ambassador Ret.)

Senior Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace