Tchaikovsky, William Tell & The Mermaid

FEBRUARY 5 & 6, 2022
Saturday at 8 PM
Sunday at 2 PM

Leon Botstein starts off our spring 2022 season with a concert of audience favorites, beginning with Rossini’s iconic William Tell Overture. Next up is Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale The Little Mermaid, richly orchestrated by Austrian composer Alexander Zemlinsky. And finally, we close with Tchaikovsky’s final completed symphony, the Pathétique, which the composer called his “Passionate Symphony.”

Program

Rossini William Tell Overture

Alexander Zemlinsky The Mermaid

Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6, Pathétique

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Program Detail

The concert will last approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes.

Brief remarks by a TŌN musician

Gioachino Rossini William Tell Overture
12 min

Brief remarks by a TŌN musician

Alexander Zemlinsky The Mermaid
47 min

Intermission
20 min

Brief remarks by a TŌN musician

Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6, Pathétique
45 min

All timings are approximate. Program and artists subject to change.

Sample the Music

Rossini William Tell Overture

Alexander Zemlinsky The Mermaid

Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6, Pathétique

Photo by David DeNee

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