Russian Winter Festival II: Exotic Masterpieces
Rossen Milanov, Conductor
Prokofiev - Lieutenant Kije
Borodin - Polovtsian Dances
Rimski-Korsakov - Suite from The Golden Cockerel
Tchaikovsky - 1812 Overture
Russia spans multiple time zones and cultures, and Russian composers have always had a special interest in portraying the exoticism of distant lands and delivering an unsurpassed melodic beauty combined with orchestral splendor and virtuosity. The unabridged version of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture will bring the evening to an apotheosis.