Opening concert: Kent Nagano Conducts Shostakovich’s “Babi Yar” Symphony

Shostakovich’s Symphony no. 13 is a deeply moving tribute to the victims of oppression. This powerful work brings together the OSM Chorus and famous Russian bass Alexander Vinogradov, conducted by Kent Nagano. Fire and virtuosity are highlighted as pianist Denis Matsuev joins the OSM in a performance of Rachmaninoff’s magnificent Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini.

Kent Nagano, conductor
Alexander Vinogradov, Bass
Denis Matsuev, piano

Schoenberg, Six Pieces, for male chorus, op. 35*
Rachmaninoff, Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, op. 43
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 13 in B-flat minor, op. 113, “Baby Yar”

*September 18 concert only

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