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In the mood for Russian music? Discover the Russian flavours of season 19-20 with Russian music and musicians.

Boris Giltburg

Russian-Israeli pianist Boris Giltburg is one of those rare people who combine a natural talent with a captivating personality, and modesty with passion and virtuosity. He fills any room he enters – and that’s before even playing the first note. This season Giltburg returns to Brussels Philharmonic for a true tour de force, performing all of the Beethoven piano concertos in three consecutive days.

>> 13-14-15 February 2020 at Flagey

Mischa Maisky

Cellist Mischa Maisky is a living legend. In March 2020, he joins Brussels Philharmonic on their Germany Tour. But the collaboration starts at home in Belgium: Maisky plays Respighi and Saint-Saëns in Bruges and takes on Shostakovich's First Cello Concerto in Brussels.

>> 20-21 march 2020 at Concertgebouw Brugge & Flagey
>> 26-31 march 2020 Germany Tour
>> 8 april 2020 Debut at Elbphilharmonie Hamburg

Prokofiev's First Violin Concerto

Prokofiev's dazzling First Violin Concerto with star violinist James Ehnes and music director Stéphane Denève.

>> 4 april 2020 at Flagey

Tchaikovsky's Fourth Symphony

Tchaikovsky's majestic Fourth Symphony and the Second Piano Concerto by Brahms with Russian pianist Kirill Gerstein.

>> 24-25 april 2020 at De Bijloke & Flagey