Tchaikovsky winner gets his first jump-inmain
The Russian pianist Alexander Toradze was supposed to play Liszt concerto on Wednesday in Mikkeli, Finland
He has been replaced by the Tchaikovsky competition winner, Alexandre Kantorow.
The conductor? Gergiev, of course. The Mikkeli festival is his private fiefdom.
After Mikkeli, he will take Kantorow to Baden-Baden.