Russian Evolution: From Rimsky-Korsakov to Glière

Wed, Dec 12, 2018, 7 PM
Part of the series TŌN at the Fisher Center

at The Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College, Sosnoff Theater
in Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

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  • 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

Program subject to change.

Timings & Concert Order

The concert will last approximately 2 hours and 20 minutes.

Brief remarks by a TŌN musician

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov Symphony No. 1
26 min

Intermission
20 min

Brief remarks by a TŌN musician

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

All timings are approximate. Program subject to change.

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

Artists subject to change.

Sample the Music

Rimsky-Korsakov Symphony No. 1

Reinhold Glière Symphony No. 3, Ilya Muromets

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