Mendelssohn and Mozart provide the magic; Brahms, if not the magic, certainly the magnificence.

Alexander Gavrylyuk

Alexander Gavrylyuk Photo: CC by SA 4.0

Ukrainian-born Australian pianist, Alexander Gavrylyuk is the guest soloist and the conductor is the orchestra's Music Director Giordano Bellincampi.

Programme:

MENDELSSOHN: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Overture
MOZART: Piano Concerto No 21 in C K467
SCHUMANN: Of Foreign Lands and Peoples, from Scenes of Childhood Op 15 (encore)
BRAHMS: Symphony No 1 in C minor Op 68

Recorded by RNZ in Auckland Town Hall, 7 November 2019
Producer: Tim Dodd; Engineer: Rangi Powick