Carnegie Hall Preview: Before & After Soviet Communism

Program & Artists

Karol Szymanowski Songs of the Infatuated Muezzin
György Kurtág …concertante…
Boris Tishchenko Symphony No. 5

Leon Botstein conductor

Tickets

Part of TŌN’s Fisher Center concert series

Leon Botstein unearths more rarely-heard masterpieces in this concert examining Eastern European music through the rise and fall of Soviet communism, from Szymanowski’s 1918 Songs of the Infatuated Muezzin to Russian composer Boris Tishchenko’s Fifth Symphony, and György Kurtág’s early-21st-century …concertante…. Hear this program at the Fisher Center just days before TŌN performs it at Carnegie Hall.


Concert Details

The concert will last approximately 2 hours and 10 minutes.

Brief remarks by a TŌN musician

Karol Szymanowski Songs of the Infatuated Muezzin
16 min

Brief remarks by a TŌN musician

György Kurtág …concertante…
23 min

Intermission
20 min

Brief remarks by a TŌN musician

Boris Tishchenko Symphony No. 5
45 min

All timings are approximate. Program and artists subject to change.

Sample the Music

Karol Szymanowski Songs of the Infatuated Muezzin

György Kurtág …concertante…

Boris Tishchenko Symphony No. 5

Photo: The Orchestra Now by Patrick Arias

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