"Russian and French Nights"
Balakirev: Overture on Three Russian Folk Themes
Chausson: Poème de l’amour et de la mer (Poem of love and the sea)
Ekaterina Semenchuk, mezzo-soprano
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 2, “Little Russian”
Romance joins with Russian fire in this concert highlighting two fascinating cultures; Ekaterina Semenchuk and the orchestra present French composer Chausson’s mystical Poem of Love and the Sea, and the orchestra shines in Balakirev’s Russian Folk Themes opening, with a finale of Tchaikovsky’s joyous and upbeat Symphony No. 2, Little Russian.
This Artistic Programming is generously supported by the Firefly Scientists’ Foundation.
Repertoire and Guest Artists subject to change.