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")

Saturday, December 15, 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

Please note that there will not be a PreConcert Conversation on Saturday December 15th

Pre-Concert Conversations

The Philadelphia Orchestra invites cellists of all ages and abilities to participate in an exciting FREE community event.

Cello Play-In