On Sunday 8th May I will be playing with the Philharmonia Britannica where the sole item on the program will be Shostakovich 7th Symphony. Β The Symphony is dedicated to the city of Leningrad as a symbol of the resistance shown by the residence during World War 2 and the siege of Leningrad in particular. Requiring a large orchestra, with extra brass, it is a particularly exciting and demanding work to play. Β You can only imagine the effort required by the…