April, Estonia and Japan!

The main news in April was my Japan tour with the wonderful Estonian Festival Orchestra conducted by Paavo Järvi. It was my first time in Japan and it really did not disappoint! We began with 2 days' rehearsal in Pärnu, south Estonia on the 19th and 20th and travelled to Tallinn for a mammoth concert on the 21st. The repertoire for this concert was: Prokofiev Violin Concerto No.1 Tchaikofsky Symphony No. 5 Interval Incantations of Tempest - Tüür Sibelius Symphony No. 2 Encores x 2... It was an incredible concert, made all the more impressive by the amazing stamina of the soloists, who had their work cut out for them with such a huge programme! On the 22nd we flew to Tokyo, then travelled by

Recent Posts
Search By Tags

© 2016 by Fraser Russell. Proudly created with