London Symphony Orchestra/Michael Tilson Thomas

UBS Soundscapes: MTT and Yo-Yo Ma

12 June 2013 / 19:30
Hall


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Copland Inscape
Britten Symphony for Cello and Orchestra
Shostakovich Symphony No 5

Michael Tilson Thomas conductor
Yo-Yo Ma cello
London Symphony Orchestra

Cellist Peter Wispelway describes the opening scene of Britten’s Symphony for Cello and Orchestra as ‘practically a war zone’ for all its deep, dark orchestral colours. Shostakovich’s Fifth Symphony formed the composer’s ostensibly sincere apology to the Soviet government after he found himself branded an ‘enemy of the people’. At the symphony’s premiere Shostakovich noticed that some of the audience were weeping and he knew then that ‘they understood what was happening around them and they understood what the Fifth was about’.





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