Marin Alsop, conductor
Gil Shaham, violin
JONATHAN LESHNOFF Starburst (World Premiere)
STRAVINSKY Violin Concerto
RACHMANINOFF Symphony No. 2
Marin Alsop leads this program celebrating Russian music—from a world premiere and BSO Co-commission by Baltimore composer Jonathan Leshnoff to the sensuous melodies of Rachmaninoff’s Second. Acclaimed violinist Gil Shaham joins the BSO for the neo-classical wit and stylish eloquence of Igor Stravinsky’s Violin Concerto.
*Free pre-concert lecture hosted by WETA’s David Ginder at 7PM.