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Scheherazade

Walt Disney Concert Hall

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About This Performance

A solo violin is the voice of Scheherazade as she calms the Sultan’s menacing brass fanfares in Rimsky-Korsakov’s colorful epic. “All I had desired was that the hearer, if he liked my piece as symphonic music, should carry away the impression that this is beyond doubt an oriental narrative of some numerous and varied fairy-tale wonders and not merely four pieces played one after the other,” the composer wrote.

Come for:

Haydn’s late symphony – the second movement fanfares gave it the “Military” nickname – is paired with Rimsky’s ever-popular and enticing musical tale of the Arabian Nights.

And more:

The eminent Spanish conductor has become an audience favorite in recent visits to Walt Disney Concert Hall and the Hollywood Bowl.

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Upbeat Live: pre-concert talks

  • Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 7:00pm
  • Saturday, December 7, 2013 - 7:00pm
  • Sunday, December 8, 2013 - 1:00pm

Daniel Kessner

Guest lecture Daniel Kessner talks about Haydn's symphonies and Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade.

ubl_120513.mp3

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