Tchaikovsky's Pathetique Symphony


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Program to Include

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Overture on Russian Themes

Dimitri Shostakovich: Cello Concerto #1

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Symphony #6, Pathetique*

Event Details

Tchaikovsky is said to have “put his entire soul” into his final symphony and the resulting somber and sighing music gives the listener a rare glimpse into the life of a complex man struggling with his identity. Santiago Cañón-Valencia has been praised as one of the most promising young cellists of his generation. Watch as he returns to the Alys Stephens Center stage to take on Shostakovich’s exciting Cello Concerto No.1.

Free benefit with every ticket:
Concert Comments with Maestro Carlos Izcaray!

Concert Comments is a unique opportunity to hear Carlos Izcaray provide insights to better understand and appreciate the selections you will hear and learn about the journey of the Symphony and artists working to make the performance come together. Join us at 6:15pm before the concert in the Reynolds-Kirschbaum Recital Hall (upper level, next to main doors) of the Alys Stephens Center.