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The Year 1905

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Date:
May 2, 2020
Time:
8:00 pm
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Location:
Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre
Address:
26 Gibbs Street
Rochester, NY 14604 United States
Phone:
(585) 454-2100

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Ward Stare, conductor
Isabel Leonard, mezzo soprano

USTVOLSKAYA Symphonic Poem No. 2
BERLIOZ Les Nuits d’ete
SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 11, “The Year 1905”

Written in 1957, Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 11, “The Year 1905” was written in the aftermath of the Russian Revolution that year. A popular piece, the symphony was an instant success and won Shostakovich the Lenin Prize in 1958. Galina Ustvolskaya, wrote her Symphonic Poem No. 2 at the same time her teacher, Dmitri Shostakovich wrote his Symphony No. 11. In a note to Ustvolskaya, Shostakovich wrote, “It is not you who are influenced by me; rather, it is I who am influenced by you.” Berlioz’s Les Nuits d’ete begins the program. Isabel Leonard returns to Rochester for these concerts.

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Additional Dates

The Year 1905 April 30, 2020 7:30 pm Get Tickets