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16.01.2005. American Symphony Orchestra starts 2005 with Russian music

Leon Botstein

The New Year begins with a commemoration of the year 1905, in a program of music composed during and influenced by the events of this revolutionary year in Russian history. Three brief works of Stravinsky, Glazunov and Miaskovksy -- written in the years surrounding 1905 -- begin the program. Then Shostakovich's epic, gripping Eleventh Symphony, subtitled "1905" and composed in 1957, brings this concert to a powerful close.
Leon Botstein,
Musical Director

Program:
Igor Stravinsky - Fireworks, Op. 4 (1908)
Alexander Glazunov - Song of Destiny, Op. 84 (1908)
Nikolai Miaskovksy - Silentium, Op. 9 (1909)
Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony No. 11, "The Year 1905," Op. 103 (1957)

January 16, 2005
3:00 PM
Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center
New York
http://www.americansymphony.org

Русский
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