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Tchaikovsky No. 4

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Presented by Akron Symphony Orchestra at EJ Thomas Performing Arts Hall - University of Akron, Akron OH

Sep 21 2019
Tchaikovsky No. 4

Glinka Ruslan and Lyudmila Overture • Mussorgsky Kovantchina: Dawn on the Moscow River • Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 3 • Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4

A journey into the heart of the Russian repertoire. Glinka’s overture erupts with color, rocketing to an exhilarating conclusion. The Introduction to Kovantchina is its opposite: all serenity and delicate beauty. Rhythmic vitality and spontaneity abound in Prokofiev’s most popular piano concerto. Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Symphony – a signature work – reflects deeply personal agonies and triumphs.

Benjamin Zander, guest conductor
Alexander Korsantia, piano


Glinka’s overture to Ruslan and Lyudmila is the composer’s most widely known creation. The music has an “Eastern” flavor, enhanced by borrowings from folk music with allusions to Viennese dance music. (Source: The NPR Listener’s Encyclopedia of Classical Music)

Sergey Prokofiev was the last great composer to grow up in tsarist Russia and one of the first artists to leave the Soviet Union after the Communist revolution. He eventually returned as he found his homeland more in tune with his style and was

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Single tickets for this performance go on sale August 1. Classic Series Subscriptions and Flex Subscriptions are on sale now. All ticket sales are final.

Contact: 330.535.8131

Email: asoconnect@akronsymphony.org

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EJ Thomas Performing Arts Hall - University of Akron

198 Hill St., Akron, OH 44325

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Various parking decks and lots are located adjacent to the Hall.


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