Symphonies of Iowa for June 16 and June 17, 2013

Jun 11, 2013

Dubuque Symphony Orchestra – Classics 5 Russia’s Greatest

William Intriligator, conductor
Eugene Alcalay, piano

TCHAIKOVSKY        Piano Concerto No. 1, Op. 23 in B-flat Minor

Featured Artist Eugene Alcalay
Credit Dubuque Symphony Orchestra

BORODIN         Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV     Russian Easter
                                                   Festival Overture, Op. 36

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV    Capriccio Espagnol, Op. 34

The Dubuque Symphony Orchestra presents music from three of Russia’s greatest composers. Borodin’s Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor has been praised for its robust melodies, and the Russian Easter Festival Overture and Capriccio Espagnol by Rimsky-Korsakov are filled with joy and orchestral color. Guest pianist, Eugene Alcalay from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville will be featured on Tchaikovsky’s beautiful and famous Piano Concerto No. 1.

This concert was recorded April 13 and April 14, 2013.