Dec 7

American Symphony Orchestra: Triumph of Art

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Each of these composers was influenced by confrontation with authoritarian regimes, both fascist and communist. This concert reveals the compositional response to resistance, inner emigration, and exile by three leading twentieth-century composers from Russia, Poland, and Czechoslovakia.    

 

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Leon Botstein, conductor

Alena Baeva, violin  

 

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Grażyna Bacewicz – Music for Strings, Trumpets, and Percussion

Bohuslav Martinů Symphony No. 6, Fantaisies symphoniques

Grażyna Bacewicz – Violin Concerto No. 7

Alfred Schnittke – Symphony No. 5

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