May 1, 2021 - 7:30pm
CONCERT DURATION: 65 Minutes PRECONCERT CHAT: 6:45pm
✴ Celebration - Tchaikovsky’s Polonaise from his opera Eugene Onegin serves as brilliant party music for a scene at a Moscow ball.
✴ Not Haydn - It is now believed that the theme on which Brahms composed his variations was not composed by Haydn.
✴ Musical nature - Dvořák composed his Eighth Symphony at his rustic country home, and the inspiration of nature shines throughout the work.
- Tchaikovsky Eugene Onegin Polonaise
- Brahms Variations on a Theme of Joseph Haydn, op. 56a
- Dvořák Symphony No. 8 in G Major, Op. 88