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Yuri Temirkanov conducts Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5
St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra

Displaying all his talent and expertise around the globe, Yuri Temirkanov is the international iconic personality and undisputed ambassador of the Slavic soul. With his St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, he keeps the great Russian musical tradition alive.

This concert features his powerful rendition of Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5, performed for the first time in St Petersburg in 1888 under the baton of the composer himself.

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Broadcast date : Aug. 30, 2011, 7 p.m.

St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra
Yuri Temirkanov
Renaud Capuçon violin

Location : Sainte-Bernadette Church (Annecy, France)