CSO at Wheaton: Chopin & Tchaikovsky
Apr 19, 2024
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Tugan Sokhiev conducts Tchaikovsky’s youthful First Symphony, nicknamed Winter Dreams for its cozy evocation of Russian winters. Chopin’s exuberant Piano Concerto No. 1 features Russian pianist Yulianna Avdeeva, described by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette as “a one-woman powerhouse” who “stole the show.” Andrzej Panufnik’s Heroic Overture, composed in 1952, is a tribute to the courageous spirit of the Polish people.

  • Venue
    Wheaton College
  • Price Range
  • Length
    2 hours 10 minutes
  • Preconcert Conversation
    Laura Sauer-Shah
Friday, April 19, 2024
7:30 PM

Heroic Overture


Piano Concerto No. 1


Symphony No. 1 (Winter Dreams)


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Preconcert Conversation

Explore the music in a free preconcert conversation featuring Laura Sauer-Shah in Armerding Concert Hall 75 minutes before the performance. The talk will last approximately 30 minutes. No additional tickets are needed.


Support for the CSO at Wheaton series is provided by Megan and Steve Shebik.

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