1-3 March. Gianandrea Noseda conducts the S. Cecilia orchestra and chorus in Respighi's Gregorian violin concerto and Scriabin's symphony no 1.
Respighi's concerto was inspired by plainsong and Gregorian chant and was written in Rome in 1921 where it premiered the following year. The soloist is Sayaka Shoji.
Scriabin's first symphony, which is also on the programme, was written between 1889 and 1900 consists of six movements, the last of which has two soloists, Anna Maria Chiuri mezzo-soprano and Sergey Radchenko tenor. Auditorium Parco della Musica, Viale P. de Coubertin 30, www.auditorium.com.