Howard Williams conductor
Maja Horvat violin
Avi Taler conductor
RCM Symphony Orchestra
Smetana Bartered Bride
Szymanowski Violin Concerto no 1 op 35
At the 2018 Karol Szymanowski International Music Competition, RCM violinist Maja Horvat won the special prize for the best performance of a work by the Polish composer.
She is joined by Howard Williams to perform Szymanowski's kaleidoscopic concerto tonight. RCM conductor Avi Taler also presents Smetana's orchestral showpiece, the overture to his opera The Bartered Bride.