The Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic Orchestra perform music inspired by the east, with portraits of the Queen of Sheba by Handel and Respighi. Also, a concerto by Gabriel Prokofiev.
The Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic Orchestra make their debut at the festival. Music inspired by the east colours the programme, with the sounds and scents of bazaars and seraglios, as well as portraits of the Queen of Sheba by both Handel and Respighi. Also, violin virtuoso Daniel Hope premieres a new concerto by the remarkable young composer Gabriel Prokofiev, grandson of the great Sergei Prokofiev.
Presented by Katie Derham.