SAYAKA SHOJI: Recomposed
Artistic Direction: Gabriel Bebeșelea
Violin: Sayaka Shoji, tbc.
Recomposed by Max Richter: Vivaldi – The Four Seasons
Shostakovich: Chamber Symphony in C minor, Op. 110a (arr. by Barshai from String Quartet No. 8 )
+/- 67 minutes
PERFORMERS: 27 musicians
Season 2020 - 2021
Vivaldi's "The Four Seasons" has been delighting audiences around the world for centuries. With "Recomposed by Max Richter: Vivaldi – The Four Seasons", German contemporary composer Max Richter takes Vivaldi's masterpiece and reimagines the work, giving it an upgrade for the 21st century.
Taking center stage in the first part is Sayaka Shoji, youngest artist to ever win the Paganini Competition and guest of the world's most distinguished orchestras and performing with the world’s leading conductors.
The second half presents Shostakovich's Chamber Symphony in C minor, Op. 110a, arranged for chamber orchestra by Rudolf Barshai.