JULIA WOLFE: Fountain of Youth [CSO Co-Commission]
TCHAIKOVSKY: Violin Concerto
About 1 hour, 50 minutes with intermission
This concert is part of Series 2
- Tchaikovsky’s dazzling Concerto, once thought unplayable, is a rendezvous with some of the composer’s most moving and memorable melodies.
- Guest violinist Gil Shaham is one of the most talented, expressive and exuberant musicians in the world today. He's a true joy to watch as well as hear.
- Stravinsky’s Petrouchka is a virtuosic musical tale evocative of Pinocchio.
- Julia Wolfe won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Anthracite Fields, a work about early-20th Century Pennsylvania coal-miners and their families. She's known for her "evocative orchestrations and varied sound palettes" (The New York Times). NEW: Hear Wolfe's Fountain of Youth as performed by the New World Symphony, which co-commissioned this work with the CSO.
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