Saturday, May 24, 2014
Jaap van Zweden conducts two World War II pieces showcasing the glorious sound of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Shostakovich’s Seventh Symphony, mostly written in Leningrad while the city was under siege, became symbolic of the indomitable spirit of both that city and of the Soviet people. Britten’s Four Sea Interludes and Passacaglia from his opera Peter Grimes portray the sea on England’s coast in all its power and transformative beauty.
Britten Four Sea Interludes and Passacaglia from Peter Grimes
Shostakovich Symphony No. 7 (Leningrad)
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