Tchaikovsky and a Genius

Gianandrea Noseda - Conductor

Alisa Weilerstein - Cello

program

Borodin - Overture to Prince Igor

Elgar - Cello Concerto

INTERMISSION

Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 3 ("Polish")

Friday, December 14, 2012

8:00 pm Verizon Hall

Tchaikovsky wrote seven symphonies, but the Third is an-often neglected masterpiece. It gets its nickname, the "Polish," from the energetic folk dances of the finale. Recent MacArthur Genius Grant recipient Alisa Weilerstein is featured as soloist in Elgar's noble Cello Concerto.

audio

Richard Harlow, Cellist, The Philadelphia Orchestra

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