London’s Royal Philharmonic Orchestra ranks among the world’s best symphony orchestras. It was founded in 1946 by the conductor Sir Thomas Beecham, who remained its musical director until his death in 1961. The orchestra was subsequently led by conductors such as Rudolf Kempe, Antal Dorati, André Prévin, Walter Weller, Vladimir Ashkenazy and Yuri Temirkanov. Since 1996, its chief conductor has been Daniele Gatti, who is set to be succeeded by Charles Dutoit in 2009. The patron of the orchestra is His Royal Highness Prince Andrew, the Duke of York. Conductor and violinist: Pinchas Zukerman Programme: L. van Beethoven 9 Feb 2017 at 19:30 Grand hotel Union Miklošičeva cesta 1 Buy Ticket
The famous instrumental pop duo 2Cellos consists of two young cello virtuosos from Slovenia and Croatia respectively. Already before they embarked on a successful pop music career, Luka Šulić and Stjepan Hauser had made a name for themselves in classical music circles. 7.,8. Apr 2017 at 20:00 Stožice Sports Park Arena Vojkova cesta 100 Buy Ticket 2Cellos rose to fame with their cover version of Michael Jackson’s hit song Smooth Criminal, whose video has received over 11 million views on YouTube. The song’s success was followed by the release of the duo’s highly acclaimed cover of the Guns n’ Roses song Welcome to the Jungle and a series of successful concerts across the USA and elsewhere in the world.