Kavakos Performs Shostakovich

Mar 8

8:00 PM

Mussorgsky, Shostakovich, Kodály, Debussy

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Charles Dutoit conducts a colorful program ranging from the warm-hearted wit of Kodály's Háry János to Debussy's portrait of the sea. Leonidas Kavakos, an artist of superb virtuosity, returns as featured soloist in Shostakovich's haunting First Violin Concerto. “Shostakovich's Violin Concerto brought out the best in Kavakos...an intriguing mixture of fierce energy and fierce self-restraint.” (Financial Times).

Program

Mussorgsky, Orch. Rimsky-Korsakov Prelude to Khovanshchina
Shostakovich Violin Concerto No. 1
Kodály Suite from Háry János
Debussy La mer

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