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Van Zweden and Weilerstein
Prokofiev, Britten, Shostakovich
Thursday, May 29, 2014
Prokofiev’s Symphony-Concerto, played by the magnificent Alisa Weilerstein, embraces anguish and defiance as well as warmth and tender lyricism. Shostakovich’s neoclassical Ninth Symphony confounded expectations: instead of a triumphant celebration of Soviet victory over Nazi Germany, it is both sarcastic and cheeky, including a strutting march for piccolo. Britten’s Suite on English Folk Tunes enchants the ear with richly contrasting orchestral colors and textures.
Britten Suite on English Folk Tunes: A time there was...
Shostakovich Symphony No. 9
Additional Dates for this Performance
Preconcert Conversation Information
Preconcert conversations with Laura Stanfield Prichard.
30 minute run-time.
Thurs., May 29, 7 p.m. Grainger Ballroom
Fri., May 30, 12:15 p.m. Grainger Ballroom
All 2014/15 Single Tickets and CYO Packages will be on sale August 8, 2014.
Selected performances will be on sale July 2014. Details to be announced.
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