Nov 10, 2023, 8:00pm EST
Program Notes & Works
Berg’s Violin Concerto was first performed in Barcelona in 1936 by Louis Krasner, longtime violin teacher at the New England Conservatory and at Tanglewood; the BSO gave the American premiere with Krasner under Serge Koussevitzky.
Symphony No. 4
The fundamental melodic idea of Schumann's Symphony No. 4 is derived from pitches corresponding to his wife Clara’s name, a not-so-hidden code that underlies the passion and the lyrical warmth of this innovative symphony.