|Music Director Emeritus/Conductor||Yip Wing-sie|
Eugene Onegin: Polonaise
Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op 33 (Adapted for Flugelhorn)
The Carnival of Venice
Symphony No 2 in C minor, Op 17, “Little Russian”
Sergei Nakariakov (Trumpet/Flugelhorn)
“Unbelievably stunning!” Pizzicato
“He doesn’t play the trumpet, he sings it.” Medici.tv
“Sergei Nakariakov plays the trumpet the way the rest of us breathe – if we are lucky.” San Francisco Chronicle
“Sergei Nakariakov is perhaps not a normal human being!” Süddeutsche Zeitung
“He proves himself to be the ‘Paganini of the trumpet’, nothing is too quick or delicate for him.” Mannheimer Morgen
“If there is a problem for Nakariakov‚ it comes in the form of finding repertoire worthy of his exceptional talent.” Gramophone
• A prodigy dubbed “the Paganini of the trumpet” (after a performance at only 13) and “Caruso of the trumpet” (Musik & Theater), he made his débuts at Salzburg Festival and Ivo Pogorelich Festival at age 14 and received the Prix Davidoff the following year at Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival
• His remarkable discography of not only the trumpet repertoire but also transcriptions of violin, piano and cello masterpieces has garnered the highest praises including “R10 – Coup de foudre” (Classica-Répertoire), RTL d’Or
• A regular guest at the world’s most prestigious venues and festivals, and has collaborated with the top orchestras and conductors such as Ashkenazy, Bělohlávek, Eschenbach, Gergiev, Marriner, Temirkanov, etc
Disease Prevention Measures
- Audience members will need to go through temperature checks upon entering the performance venue. Those with fever symptoms will be denied entry and should seek immediate medical advice.
- Audience members must wear their own masks inside the performance venue.
- To comply with the reduced capacity and social distancing regulations of the performance venue, special seating arrangements are in place. Please sit in your assigned seats.