Manitoba Live Music Event

Ravel, Britten, Shostakovich – In Remembrance

Friday, Nov 9, 2018 at 7:30pm
Saturday, Nov 10, 2018 at 7:30pm
Tasmin Little
Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra
Centennial Concert Hall
555 Main Street, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
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Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the End of WWI

Renowned British violinist Tasmin Little performs the pacifist Britten’s sublime Violin Concerto. Ravel dedicated Tombeau de Couperin to six friends fallen in WWI. Shostakovich’s Ninth Symphony was intended as a grand ode to Soviet victory in WWII. Instead, he delivered a delightful work reminiscent of Mozart, a rebuff to Soviet authoritarianism.

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