Sibelius & Shostakovich

OCTOBER 19 & 20, 2019
Saturday at 8 PM
Sunday at 2 PM

Xinran Li, a winner of Bard Conservatory’s concerto competition, takes on Sibelius’ powerful violin concerto. Then Shostakovich’s symphony, his first written after the death of Stalin, takes us from dark intensity to ecstatic joy.


Sibelius Violin Concerto

Shostakovich Symphony No. 10


Leon Botstein conductor

Xinran Li violin
A winner of the 2019 Bard College Conservatory Concerto Competition, class of 2020

Program Detail

Brief remarks by Yurie Mitsuhashi violin

Jean Sibelius Violin Concerto
Xinran Li violin
33 min

20 min

Brief remarks Carl Gardner bassoon

Dmitri Shostakovich Symphony No. 10
52 min

All timings are approximate.


60-Second Thumbnail: Explore this concert with TŌN violinist Dillon Robb

TŌN violinist Linda Duan on Sibelius’ Violin Concerto

Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 10 Stanisław Skrowaczewski and the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra

Photo by Matt Dine

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