Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor Lisa Batiashvili, violin François Leleux, oboe
MOZART: Overture to Don Giovanni BACH: Concerto for violin and oboe in C minor MENDELSSOHN: Symphony No. 3 (“Scottish”)
As an encore, Lisa Batiashvili and François Leleux performed Mozart's Queen of the Night Aria from Die Zauberflöte, arranged by Mr. Leleux for violin and oboe.
Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads the ensemble the BBC calls “the finest chamber orchestra in the world” in a performance that features the captivating young violin virtuoso Lisa Batiashvili along with celebrated French oboist François Leleux.
Performance begins promptly at its scheduled time. There is no late seating.
This performance is approximately one hour and 19 minutes long, with one intermission.
“[Lisa Batiashvili] seems to have everything it takes for a major career: thorough musicianship, virtuosity, charisma, and a lovely stage presence.” —New York Times
MENDELSSOHN: Symphony No. 3 (“Scottish”), Scherzo assai vivace