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Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra of Moscow Radio

Repertoire

Tchaikovsky
Souvenir de Florence
Rachmaninov
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Shostakovich
Symphony No. 10

Performers

Vladimir Fedoseyev
conductor
Andrei Korobeinikov
piano

Awarding the orchestra the name of this great Russian composer was in recognition of its role in promoting much of the music written by Tchaikovsky and for nearly 40 years the Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra has been headed by Vladimir Fedoseyev.

Tonight we hear Souvenir de Florence, which, despite being composed during a visit to Florence, contains distinctly Russian and folk-like melodies and rhythms, and Shostakovich’s dramatic Symphony No. 10, the first significant orchestral work to emerge in the Soviet Union after Stalin’s demise. The award-winning young Russian pianist Andrei Korobeinikov plays Rachmaninov’s captivating Paganini Rhapsody.

Part of Zurich International Orchestra Series 2013-14.

Free pre-concert foyer music
The Sattler Quartet performs Mozart’s String Quartet No. 21 in D, K.575

Part of Zurich International Orchestra Series 2013/14

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