Rotterdams Philharmonisch Orkest

Shostakovich and Lutoslawski

Shostakovich's Fifth and Lutoslawski's Cello Concerto
Fri 11 Mar 2022 - Sun 13 Mar 2022
11 Mar 2022
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13 Mar 2022

Program

conductor Krzysztof Urbanski
cello Sol Gabetta

Lutoslawski Small Suite
Lutoslawski Cello Concerto
Shostakovich Fifth Symphony

During the oppression, the most beautiful music was created behind the Iron Curtain. “This composer should be under the tram,” Lutosławski was told from above. "This game could end badly," was the state threat to Shostakovich. Their answer was a searing Fifth Symphony and a Cello Concerto full of subcutaneous resistance: a penetrating expression of the courage of despair.

Introduction on Sunday at 1.15 PM by Patrick van Deurzen.

Prices

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