BSO in October

THE Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra autumn 2021 season continues at Poole on Wednesday 13th October, as Kirill Karabits conducts an all-American programme.

Born in the USA includes Copland’s Appalachian Spring, Barber’s violin concerto, with soloist Valeriy Sokolov (pictured) and a dramatic interlude in Charleston, South Carolina, in the 1920s, with Gershwin’s Catfish Suite from Porgy and Bess.

Sunwook Kim, one of the finest pianists of his generation, makes his European conducting debut with the BSO at Poole on Wednesday 20th, with an all-Beethoven programme. He will be the soloist for the Emperor concerto,  the largest scale of all Beethoven’s concertos, and will conduct the exciting 7th Symphony, described by Wagner as “the apotheosis of the dance”.

On Wednesday 27th, the BSO welcomes the American conductor James Feddeck, winner of the Solti Conducting Award from the Solti Foundation US and the Aspen Conducting Prize. The programme includes Mendelssohn’s Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage and Schubert’s powerful Symphony No.8.