Maazel Conducts Tchaikovsky, Lutoslawski and Shostakovich
Thursday, April 28, 2016
Tune in Thursday at 9 pm to hear Lorin Maazel, a former New York Philharmonic music director, conduct a program dedicated to Russian and Polish composers. Maazel, who died in 2014, leads Tchaikovsky's utterly romantic Overture-Fantasy from Romeo and Juliet, and ends the program with Shostakovich's Fifth Symphony, which restored the composer's standing in Stalin's treacherous U.S.S.R.
In between, New York-based violinist, Jennifer Koh, performs Lutoslawski's Chain 2: Dialogue for Violin and Orchestra.
Conductor: Lorin Maazel
Soloist: Jennifer Koh, Violin
Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet, Overture-Fantasy
Lutoslawski: Chain 2: Dialogue for Violin and Orchestra
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5