31st May 2019
Over the summer months, Semyon Bychkov will return to the Royal Concertgebouw in June and the Bayreuth Festival in July. On 19-20 June, he conducts the Concertgebouw in Glanert’s Weites Land, Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto in D and three movements from Smetana’s Má vlast. From 30 July, he leads the Bayreuth Festival Orchestra in Wagner’s Parsifal featuring Andreas Schager in the title role, with further performances on 2, 5, 15, 19, 22 and 26 August.
In between the performances of Parsifal, Bychkov can be heard both at the BBC Proms on 11 August and Edinburgh International Festival on 13 August conducting the BBC Symphony Orchestra in music by Glanert, Shostakovich and Mahler. Ahead of his second appearance at the BBC Proms with the Czech Philharmonic on 10 September, Decca Classics release The Tchaikovsky Project boxset on 30 August.