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Shostakovich Symphony No. 7

Classical

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Saturday, February 25, 2023 – 7:30 PM

WASHINGTON PAVILION
Delta David Gier, conductor

EVENT OVERVIEW:

My Symphonies are Tombstones

Using dramatic readings and musical excerpts, the SDSO, Maestro Gier, and Joseph Horowitz – award winning expert on music and history – bring you inside the mind and times of Dmitri Shostakovich.  Then brace  yourself for a thrilling performance of the “Leningrad” Symphony.

Shostakovich / Symphony No. 7

Shostakovich wrote his massive Symphony No. 7 during the siege of Leningrad.  “Neither savage raids…nor the grim atmosphere of the beleaguered city could hinder the flow.  I worked with an inhuman intensity I have never before reached.”  Dmitri Shostakovich

AFTER THE CONCERT
Join Maestro Gier and Joseph Horowitz for a Q&A in the 3rd floor lobby of the Washington Pavilion.
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Concert Insights

6:30 PM      Mary W. Sommervold Hall, Washington Pavilion

Join Music Director Delta David Gier as he contextualizes the music and enriches the performance with background on guest artists and the repertoire. Concert Insights is held in the Mary W. Sommervold Hall of the Washington Pavilion.

7 @ 7:07 – Seven things to listen for in the concert!

7:07 PM    3rd Floor Lobby, Washington Pavilion

Join SDSO Assistant Conductor Thomas Fortner as he leads a pre-concert talk highlighting interesting features of the concert that evening. This fast-paced and energetic lecture takes place in the north lobby of the third floor prior to every Saturday evening Classical Concert.

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