May 6, 2023, 8:00pm EDT
Program Notes & Works
Britten's early, lyrical Violin Concerto was his reaction to the tragedy of the Spanish Civil War.
Symphony No. 13, Babi Yar
Setting words of Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko, Shostakovich's Symphony No. 13 is founded on the title poem, “Babi Yar,” a denunciation of Russian anti-Semitism.