Stokowski Celebration 2
Yannick Nézet-Séguin - Conductor
Brahms - Symphony No. 1
Ippolitov-Ivanov - Caucasian Sketches
Wagner - Overture to Tannhäuser
Friday, June 22, 20122:00 pm Academy of Music
“The reception was not that of an audience merely glad that it had a competent conductor, but wildly enthusiastic because it had discovered a genius.” (Musical America). This was the response to Stokowski’s first concert in Philadelphia on October 11, 1912. One hundred years later, Yannick conducts repertoire from that historic opening concert.
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