April 12-13 | 8 PM Abravanel Hall
Thierry Fischer, Conductor
Utah Symphony Chorus
Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 6 in B minor, "Pathétique"
Schoenberg - Friede auf Erden
Schoenberg - My Horses Ain't Hungry
Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 5 in E minor
Hear two Tchaikovsky symphonies in a single night! Utah Symphony presents a two week festival featuring the work of Tchaikovsky and Schoenberg. Week one highlights the final completed symphonies of Tchaikovsky and two choral works by Schoenberg. Symphony No. 5 finds Tchaikovsky wrestling yet again with the inexorable progress of "fate" but first on the program is the passionately emotional "Pathetique," a work with a story behind the notes that the composer took with him to the grave barely a week after the premiere.