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Concertgebouworkest to perform Shostakovich and Bruckner under the direction of Valery Gergiev

11 December 2020

On 20 and 22 December 2020, the Concertgebouworkest will stream a new concert programme under the direction of Valery Gergiev. The orchestra will perform Dmitri Shostakovich’s First Violin Concerto with Sergei Dogadin as solist, followed by Bruckner’s Ninth Symphony.

The programme will be streamed on Sunday 20 December at 2 p.m. CET and on Tuesday 22 december at 8.30 p.m. CET.
As of Tuesday 15 December from 4 p.m. CET, tickets for this concert stream will be available at € 15,-.

Janine Jansen unfortunately has had to cancel her performance with the Concertgebouworkest. After testing positive for covid-19 some weeks ago she is now recovering well, but is not yet feeling fit enough to work with thr orchestra next week. The orchestra is very grateful that Sergei Dogadin had agreed to step in. The Russian violinist makes his debut with the Conertgebouworkest.

Biography: Sergei Dogadin, violin
Sergei Dogadin is establishing a strong international career as soloist and chamber musician. The Russian violinist is currently continuing his studies under Boris Kuschnir at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna, having previously studied with him in Graz. He has also studied in St Petersburg with Vladimir Ovcharek, at the International Menuhin Music Academy in Gstaad with Maxim Vengerov, and at the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz in Cologne with Mihaela Martin.Sergei Dogadin has won a number of prestigious violin competitions, including the Tchaikovsky International Competition 2019 in Moscow, where he was awarded first prize and the Gold Medal in 2019. This accolade led to an invitation from Valery Gergiev to perform with him and The Mariinsky Orchestra at the European summer festivals. Sergei Dogadin has also performed with the Tonkunstler-Orchester, the NDR Radiophilharmonie and all the major Russian orchestras. He is developing a strong relationship with the St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, having toured the UK with them in 2019 and having collaborated on a number of recent projects, including the opening of the Rostropovich Festival in Moscow. An active and passionate chamber musician, Dogadin regularly performs with internationally renowned musicians such as pianists Daniil Trifonov, Denis Matsuev and Elisabeth Leonskaya, cellist David Geringas and principal oboist of the Concertgebouworkest, Alexei Ogrintchouk.