A new addition to the kategedge.com roster, Cheltenham Music Festival 2017.
Cheltenham delivers a packed programme of events. The opening concert sees Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla conduct the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra in Stravinsky's Petrushka, paired with Jan Lisiecki performing Chopin's Piano Concerto No 2. 450th Monteverdi anniversary celebrations include a semi-staged production of L'Orfeo from I Fagiolini. Other festival highlights include a symphonic concert from The Hallé and young American conductor Jonathon Heyward, a rare solo recital from bass-baritone Bryn Terfel, an appearance from cellist and BBC Young Musician winner Sheku Kanneh-Mason, and premieres including major new works by John Casken, Ryan Wigglesworth and David Matthews.