Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4

Classical
Fri, Sep 27, 2019 8:00 PM
Meyerhoff
Sat, Sep 28, 2019 8:00 PM
Strathmore
Sun, Sep 29, 2019 3:00 PM
Meyerhoff

Marin Alsop, conductor
Daniel Bernard Roumain, violin

VERDI La forza del destino Overture 
DANIEL BERNARD ROUMAIN Voodoo Violin Concerto
TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 4 

The power of fate and destiny loom over the season-opening concert, beginning dramatically with the overture to Verdi’s La forza del destino, an opera about ill-fated lovers who seek atonement in a monastery for their forbidden affair. At the centerpiece is the kinetic Voodoo Violin Concerto by cross-over violinist/composer Daniel Bernard Roumain, making his BSO debut with his unique blend of violin and urban sounds. Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Symphony ends the concert with an explosion of joyful abandon.

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