Russian Evolution: From Rimsky-Korsakov to Glière

Fri, Dec 14, 2018, 7:30 PM
Part of the series TŌN at Carnegie Hall

at Carnegie Hall, Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage
in NYC

  • Conducted by Leon Botstein
    music director of The Orchestra Now and the American Symphony Orchestra
  • Rimsky-Korsakov Symphony No. 1
    Reinhold Glière Symphony No. 3, Ilya Muromets

More About the Music

Rimsky-Korsakov Symphony No. 1
Driving and dramatic; considered the first “Russian” symphony

Reinhold Glière Symphony No. 3, Ilya Muromets
Massive and expansive; a great story book of the heroic legend

Timings & Concert Order

Brief remarks by TŌN bassoonist Adam Romey on behalf of TŌN violinist Clara Engen

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov Symphony No. 1
26 min

Intermission
20 min

Brief remarks by TŌN violist Emmanuel Koh

Reinhold Glière Symphony No. 3, Ilya Muromets
1 hr 12 min

All timings are approximate.

More About the Artists

LEON BOTSTEIN, conductor
Leon Botstein brings a renowned career as both a conductor and educator to his role as music director of The Orchestra Now. He has been music director of the American Symphony Orchestra since 1992, artistic codirector of Bard SummerScape and the Bard Music Festival since their creation, and president of Bard College since 1975.
>Full Bio

Sample the Music

Rimsky-Korsakov Symphony No. 1

Reinhold Glière Symphony No. 3, Ilya Muromets

Photo by David DeNee

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