Muti Conducts Shostakovich Babi Yar

Sep 22

8:00 PM

Prokofiev, Shostakovich

Saturday, September 22, 2018

"If one function of art is to make us ponder difficult questions, there could not be a more potent example than Shostakovich's 13th" (The Guardian). Zell Music Director Riccardo Muti opens a season of reflection with Shostakovich's gripping setting of poetry by Yevgeny Yevtushenko condemning anti-Semitism and the barbarous acts that took place near Kiev in September 1941.


Prokofiev Sinfonietta
Shostakovich Symphony No. 13 (Babi Yar)

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