Shostakovich 9

Apr 5

1:30 PM

Borodin, Dvořák, Shostakovich

Friday, April 5, 2019

Czech conductor Jakub Hrůša returns after an acclaimed 2017 debut that the Chicago Tribune called “blazing with drama and patriotic fervor.” Hear him lead Shostakovich’s spirited Ninth Symphony. Lisa Batiashvili, praised for her “pure, gorgeous tone and fabulous technique” (The New York Times), performs Dvořák’s lyrical Violin Concerto.


Borodin Symphony No. 2
Dvořák Violin Concerto
Shostakovich Symphony No. 9


Preconcert conversation with Stephen Alltop
30 minute run-time

Thursday, April 4, 6:45-7:15 Grainger Ballroom
Friday, April, 5, 12:15-12:45 Armour Stage
Saturday, April 6, 6:45-7:15 Armour Stage

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This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.