Conductor Victor Yampolsky
Soloist Alexander Gilman (violin )
Hindemith Mathis der Maler
Korngold Violin Concerto
Sibelius Symphony No. 3 in C
Conductor, teacher and violinist Victor Yampolsky has conducted more than 85 professional and student orchestras in his long career. He serves as the Carol F. and Arthur L. Rice Jr. University Professor in Music Performance at the Northwestern University Bienen School of Music in Illinois and is music director of several festivals.Yampolsky has been conducting in South Africa for nearly 40 years and while here will give master classes to the candidates in last rounds of the 4th Len van Zyl Conductor’s Competition.
With a prestigious Diapason d’Or award behind his name, and that for a disc of concertos by Barber and Korngold recorded with the CPO and conductor Perry So, Alexander Gilman is, as Classic FM wrote “a name to watch”. He has become renowned as a soloist and also as a teacher, and for his artistic direction of the LGT Young Soloists. He has won a number of prizes at competitions in Europe and America.
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