The London Symphony Orchestra has announced its 2016-17 season and which includes Alpesh's debut concert with the orchestra. He will conduct Brahms' Piano Concerto No.1, featuring pianist Benjamin Grosvenor, Brahms' Variations on a Theme by Haydn and Strauss' Death and Transfiguration at the Barbican Centre. For tickets and further information, visit the LSO website.
Alpesh conducted La Filarmonica Toscanini on Friday in a programme of Rachmaninoff's Symphony No.2 in E minor and Bartók's Concerto for Viola and Orchestra, with soloist Behrang Rassekhi. The concert follows Alpesh's last minute stand in with the orchestra in March 2015, replacing Kazushi Ono to conduct Schumann's Piano Concerto in A minor and Beethoven's Symphony No.3 'Eroica'. Mauro Balestrazzi from La Repubblica Parma commented: "Last year ... Chauhan, who had performed on
It has just been announced that Alpesh will make his BBC Proms debut this year with the BBC Philharmonic, performing Ten Pieces II on Saturday 23 July and Sunday 24 July at the Royal Albert Hall. This follows on from the first year of the hugely successful Ten Pieces project, which has so far seen more than half of the UK’s primary schools engaging in the scheme. Find out more about the project here. Following the announcement, Alpesh spoke to Sean Rafferty on BBC Radio 3 abo
Alpesh saw in the new year conducting Manchester Camerata's New Year's Gala concerts in Manchester and the North West. The programme included a selection Brahms' Hungarian Dances, operetta classics from Lehár and the usual Strauss waltz favourites. Bachtrack published a 4* review of the Manchester concert, commenting "Chauhan brought out the humour in the Perpetuum Mobile (with stylish solos from several players) and the Tritsch-Tratsch Polka. The Pizzicato Polka was a deligh