Conductor Mihhail Gerts has stepped in at short notice to make his debut with the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra tomorrow night, November 3rd.

The Estonian conductor, praised for his “astonishing precision, highly expressive gestures and warmth” (RPOnline) will perform a programme featuring Mendelssohn’s The Hebrides (Overture), Benjamin Britten’s Violin Concerto with soloist Tianwa Yang, and Schumann’s Symphony No. 4.

Mihhail Gerts’ recent debuts include NHK Symphony Orchestra, Osaka Philharmonic Orchestra and Staatskapelle Weimar, and the 2017/18 season includes appearance with the Janacek Philharmonic Orchestra Ostrava, followed by performances of Wagner’s opera The Flying Dutchman at the Estonian National Opera and concerts with the National Philharmonic of Russia. Other projects in the new season include debuts with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo, Bremer Philharmoniker, Beethoven Orchester Bonn, Orchestre Regional de Cannes, Nordwestdeutsche Philharmonie Herford, Philharmonie Südwestfalen and the Göttinger Symphonieorchester among many others. He continues to collaborate regularly with orchestras including Orchestre National de Lille, the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra and the National Philharmonic of Russia.

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