UPCOMING CONCERTS & EVENTS

SHOSTAKOVICH 10: THE STALIN CODE  - OFJ
Primera Temporada 2016 Program 7
SHOSTAKOVICH 10: THE STALIN CODE
Thursday, March 17, 2016
20:30 hrs. Teatro Degollado
Sunday, March 20, 2016
12:30 hrs. Teatro Degollado
EVENT DESCRIPTION

Program 7
SHOSTAKOVICH 10: THE STALIN CODE 

Marco Parisotto, Music Director
Iván Pérez, Violin

Niccolò PAGANINI, Violin Concerto No. 1 in D minor
Soloist: Iván Pérez
Dmitri SHOSTAKOVICH, Symphony No.10 in E minor, Op.93 

Thursday, March 17, 8:30 PM
Sunday, March 20, 12:30 PM
First 2016 Orchestra Season, Teatro Degollado 

 

Our concertmaster, the brilliant SuperSoloist Iván Pérez, will appear in front of the orchestra for the third time, interpreting the Paganini Violin Concerto No. 1, a work which astounded both audience and critics at its premiere on account of its sheer brilliance and extreme technical demands.

Stalin was, at times, more preoccupied with symphonies and their possible hidden meanings than he was with affairs of state.  Shostakovich, after his Ninth Symphony was banned in 1948, stopped composing symphonies until Stalin´s death in March, 1953.  December of that same year saw the première of the work which quintessentially exemplified the technical mastery and compositional inventiveness that characterize the music of Shostakovich, the monumental Tenth Symphony. 

*Music Appreciation Lectures:  thursday at 7:00 PM and Sunday at 11:00 AM
*Discounts: 30% for seniors, students, teachers, and persons with disabilities
*Programming subject to change without notice

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