Apr 14, 2023, 1:30pm EDT
Program Notes & Works
Alborada del gracioso
Les Chants de l'Aube, for cello and orchestra
American premiere; BSO Co-commission
Symphony No. 2
By the time he came to write his Second Symphony, Rachmaninoff had become such a celebrity in Moscow—as composer, pianist, and conductor—that he found he had to “escape” in order to be able to compose without interruption.