Perlman in Russia
Sky Arts 2 marks the anniversary of Tchaikovsky's death
Join the master violinist Itzhak Perlman on his Russian tour marking the 150th anniversary of Tchaikovsky's death. In celebration of the composer's life, Perlman played his Violin Concerto in D at a performance with the Israel Philharmonic at the Bolshoi Philharmonic Hall, Leningrad. Footage of this masterful performance, as well as material from Perlman's solo concert at Moscow's Tchaikovsky Hall, is interspersed with backstage documentary footage, giving us a glimpse of the man behind the violin.