On May 10,  Susanna Mälkki leads the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra in a captivating program featuring the renowned pianist Mitsuko Uchida. Maurice Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G major is at the heart of the evening’s repertoire, celebrated for its elegance and sophistication. Uchida’s interpretations of Ravel’s works are highly acclaimed for their depth, sensitivity, and technical brilliance, making this a not-to-miss performance.

Complementing Ravel’s concerto are two works by esteemed Russian composers, including Igor Stravinsky’s Divertimento and Suite from his ballet The Fairy’s Kiss, which transport listeners to a world of enchantment and whimsy. The program concludes with Alexander Scriabin’s Le Poème de l’extase, offering a mesmerizing journey through ecstatic emotion.

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