Russian Masterworks with the Philharmonia Orchestra in Granada

Following his appointment earlier this year as the new director of the Festival Internacional de Música y Danza de Granada, Pablo Heras-Casado returns to Granada to lead the Philharmonia Orchestra on July 11 at the Palacio de Carlos V. The programme includes three selections by renowned Russian composers: Shostakovich’s Festive Overture, Op. 96; Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35 with soloist Esther Yoo; and Stravinsky’s The Firebird (complete ballet). The concert is now sold-out, with ticket returns and other updates available at

Details on Mr. Heras-Casado’s directorship of the Festival can be found at the following link.

Festival description: The International Festival of Music and Dance of Granada, founded in 1952, is one of Europe’s leading festivals, attracting over 30,000 visitors every year. Each June and July, some of the world’s most prominent performers transform the UNESCO World Heritage Site into an international hotspot for classical music, dance and theatre.

Pablo Heras-Casado is the Principal Guest Conductor of Teatro Real, Madrid, Director of the Granada Festival, Conductor Laureate of the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, artist of harmonia mundi & Deutsche Grammophon, also records for Decca Classics and Sony Classical, and is Global Ambassador of Ayuda en Acción.


Photos: Fernando Sancho