Vaughan Williams used the melody of a hymn written by English composer Thomas Tallis in the 16th century as the main theme in his own composition, Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis. The piece is performed by an orchestra divided into three clusters in order to deliver 3D acoustics and is lauded as the greatest work for orchestra in the 20th century.
Mahler’s Symphony No.4 in G Major serves little portions of happiness through its depiction of the joyful life in heaven. This symphony is quite popular among the audience as it presents an unassuming structure and style.
Born in Moscow in 1944, Lubimov is one of the most innovative pianists of our time. He has an impressive repertoire, and has premiered many 20th century compositions in Russia. Fervently devoted to music, Lubimov has made his mark in the world of pianists. In this concert, Lubimov presents his interpretation of Stravinsky’s Concerto for Piano and Wind Instruments, a masterpiece written with the concept of neoclassicism and filled with novelty and technical challenges.