Guest violinist Lisa Batiashvili consults with Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin during rehearsal at the Philharmonie Luxembourg. She performs Shostakovich’s Violin Concerto No. 1 with the Orchestra in Luxembourg, Cologne, Berlin, Dortmund, Vienna, Amsterdam, and London. Photo by Jan Regan.
Assistant Concertmaster Marc Rovetti warms up before rehearsal begins. The Philharmonie Luxembourg's seats are meant to emulate gentle ocean waves--a unique detail of this hall! Photo by Jan Regan.
Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads the first concert of the European tour in Luxembourg. The program: Nico Muhly’s Mixed Messages, Shostakovich’s Violin Concerto No. 1, and Rachmaninoff’s Symphony No. 3. Photo by Jan Regan.
The Philharmonie Luxembourg’s audience is brought to its feet following the end of the first concert. Photo by Jan Regan.
Ms. Alison Shorter-Lawrence, Chargé d'Affaires, a.i. at the U.S. Embassy in Luxembourg, greets Yannick and Executive Vice President for Orchestra Advancement Ryan Fleur following the concert. Of the Philadelphians in Luxembourg, she said: “Makes me proud to be an American.” Photo by Jan Regan.