BSO: Shostakovich's Hidden Themes

Saturday, June 9, 2018, 8pm

The Music Center

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra:
Shostakovich's Hidden Themes

Marin AlsopMusic Director
Jon Kimura Parker, piano

Bernstein // Slava! A Political Overture
Bernstein // Symphony No. 2, "The Age of Anxiety"  
Shostakovich // Symphony No. 5 in D Minor 

The BSO’s season culminates witha duo of transformative composers.  Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5, celebrated in its time by both repressed audiences and officials alike, is a stunning example of the symphony as artistic salvation.  Bernstein’s Slava! and “The Age of Anxiety” use art to cultivate poignant messages that resonate throughout time.  

This concert is not presented by Strathmore.

Jon Kimura Parker

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