A Tchaikovsky Triple Threat
Showdown @ Nigh Noon
Wednesday, October 05, 2011
In 1891, Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky conducted the opening night program for Carnegie Hall's very first season. Tonight, Valery Gergiev and the Mariinsky Orchestra will open the 2011-2012 season at Carnegie Hall. The program features Tchaikovsky’s Rococo Variations (with Yo-Yo Ma), plus music of other Russian masters.
As a preview, we wanted to hear Gergiev and the Mariinsky perform another Tchaikovsky masterpiece. Of all the votes, half of you chose Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto in D (with Vadim Repin) and we played it at noon.
Romeo and Juliet: Fantasy Overture
Violin Concerto in D