10 June – A World Premiere in Istanbul
The Istanbul Music Festival’s commission to Tigran Mansurian, the leading Armenian composer of our era, will bring another gem to the world classical music heritage. In the hands of violinist Kim Kashkashian, a most celebrated champion of the composer’s music who is renowned for her lyricism and her love for the melodic line, this world premiere is sure to give festival attendees a truly unforgettable musical experience. The concert brings Kashkashian to the Istanbul Music Festival again with pianist Péter Nagy, after their much acclaimed performance in 2013. The concert is at Surp Vortvots Vorodman Church at 9 p.m.