Russian Winter Festival II: Shostakovich and Rachmaninoff
Rossen Milanov, conductor
Augustin Hadelich, violin
SHOSTAKOVICH: Concerto in A minor for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 77 (99)
RACHMANINOFF: Symphony No. 2 in E Minor, Op. 27
In Russian Winter Festival II, Grammy Award-winning violinist Augustin Hadelich takes on the edgy realism of Shostakovich, which is juxtaposed against the romantic world of Rachmaninoff’s Second Symphony.
Prelude: Subject Matter: Russia in War and Revolution: The Worlds of Rachamaninoff and Shostakovich. Dr. Nicholas Breyfogle, OSU Department of History.
Postlude: Shostakovich String Quartet performance by Columbus Symphony Musicians.
The Russian Winter Festival II: Shostakovich and Rachmaninoff will offer $10 general admission tickets to the Friday morning dress rehearsal. Experience a working rehearsal with repertoire selected by Rossen. Coffee and snacks are included in the ticket price!