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Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra: Borodin, Stravinsky, and Shostakovich

06/09/19 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Brooklyn Museum

200 Eastern Pkwy Map

17186385000

$10 and up


09-06-2019 12:00:00 09-06-2019 12:00:00 America/New_York Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra: Borodin, Stravinsky, and Shostakovich | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm The Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra presents a program of grand Russian music in their final concert of the season. The afternoon begins with the sparkling overture to Alexander Borodin's opera Prince Igor, then moves on to Igor Stravinsky's beautiful, playful Octet for Winds, performed by the Orchestra's wind and brass principals, and finishes with Dmitri Shostakovich's Tenth Symphony. As his first work performed following the death of Stalin, the Tenth Symphony presents an eloquent portrait condemning Stalin in particular, and authoritarian dictatorship in general. http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=368313 Brooklyn Museum Brooklyn Museum

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The Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra presents a program of grand Russian music in their final concert of the season. The afternoon begins with the sparkling overture to Alexander Borodin's opera Prince Igor, then moves on to Igor Stravinsky's beautiful, playful Octet for Winds, performed by the Orchestra's wind and brass principals, and finishes with Dmitri Shostakovich's Tenth Symphony. As his first work performed following the death of Stalin, the Tenth Symphony presents an eloquent portrait condemning Stalin in particular, and authoritarian dictatorship in general.

Venue Description: Open Wed., Fri.-Sun., 11am-6pm; Thurs., 11am-10pm; First Saturday of each month (except September), 5-11pm. $12; $8, students and seniors (62 & over). Under 19, free (as of 9/3/2014).

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