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Czech Philharmonic at the Proms
September 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Semyon Bychkov conducts the Czech Philharmonic in Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 8 – the most personal of the composer’s many confrontations with the horror of war. Love dominates the first half, in music from the operas Eugene Onegin and The Bartered Bride.
The Bartered Bride – overture
The Bartered Bride – Three Dances(19 mins)
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Eugene Onegin – Letter Scene(12 mins)
Henry Wood Novelties: UK premiere, 1892
Symphony No 8 in C minor(65 mins)
Henry Wood Novelties: UK premiere, 1944