Jean-Jacques Kantorow, conductor
Alexandre Kantorow, piano
Camille Saint-Saëns: Piano Concerto no. 1
Camille Saint-Saëns: Allegro appassionato for piano and orchestra
Franz Schubert: Symphony no. 5
Alexandre Kantorow, described as a young Tsar of the piano, returns as a soloist together with his father Jean-Jacques Kantorow, honorary conductor of the Tapiola Sinfonietta. They continue their series of the complete piano works of Saint-Saëns. This French Romantic selection is combined with Schubert’s Symphony no. 5, a homage to Mozart, and string etudes by master improviser Frank Martin.