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The Front Row

St. Petersburg Symphony Orchestra – Vladimir Lande & Xiayin Wang

We preview the Houston debut-concert by Russia's St. Petersburg Symphony Orchestra! Principal Guest Conductor, Vladimir Lande, and rising, young Chinese pianist, Xiayin Wang [pictured], chat about the all-Russian program that they'll perform with the orchestra Thursday night, presented by Society for the Performing Arts.


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Catherine Lu chats by phone with Vladimir Lande about Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5, and with Xiayin Wang about Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3.

Photo by Sarah Shatz