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Scriabin’s highly dramatic symphony The Divine Poem is lavishly orchestrated with an exuberant sense of heroic striving. Riccardo Muti, a masterful Scriabin interpreter, combines this luscious piece with two portraits of the sea: Mendelssohn’s illustrative overture Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage and Debussy’s lustrous La mer, which captures the sea’s moods from mist-shrouded dawn through sun-dappled waves to the fury of a storm.
This performance is part of the:
Preconcert conversations with Laura Prichard.
30 minute run-time.
Tues., January 27, 6:30 p.m. Grainger Ballroom
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Scriabin envisioned a lofty goal for The Divine Poem: to depict the evolution of the human soul and its ultimate union with the cosmos. >
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