Nigel Armstrong, the 21-year-old Colburn School student who
is in the finals of the 14th Tchaikovsky International Violin Competition, will
perform the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto at 8 a.m. (PDT) on Monday, June 27, and
the Prokofiev Violin Concerto No. 1 on Tuesday at 8:45 a.m. (PDT).
Both concertos will be conducted by Nikolai Alexeev and
played by the “Honoured Team of Russia Academic Symphonic Orchestra of
Saint-Petersburg Philharmonie” (I’m not actually sure what this group is but
Alexeev is permanent conductor of the St. Petersburg Philharnonic so it may be
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