National Symphony Orchestra: Krzysztof Urbanski, conductor: Shostakovich's Symphony No. 10 / Daniil Trifonov, piano, plays Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 3
Young piano sensation Daniil Trifonov reveals his "scintillating technique and virtuosic flair" (New York Times) in Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 3. Conductor Krzysztof Urbanski also leads Shostakovich's Symphony No. 10.
- Thursday, April 02, 2015 - Saturday, April 04, 2015
- Concert Hall
- $10.00 - $85.00
NSO musicians on Shostakovich's masterpiece:
"Shostakovich's Symphony No. 10 is a masterpiece of emotional outpouring; it also displays his affection for coding words into musical tones. For example, the solo horn calls out his love interest Elmira as E-La-MI-Re-A or E-A-E-D-A. His own encoded name DSCH or D-Eb-C-B intertwines with hers, and reappears in the finale's triumphant horns and trumpets."
--Laurel Ohlson, NSO acting principal horn
"We played this great symphony many times under Mstislav Rostropovich, our late former Music Director--it has humor, pathos, drama, and sarcasm. I particularly love the piccolo parts in this piece. There are moments that are shatteringly beautiful and shriekingly terrifying."
--Alice Weinreb, NSO flute
Performance Timing: TBA
NOTE: There is NO late seating for this performance.
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