DVOŘÁK CELLO CONCERTO
Presented by Thompson Coburn LLP
Peter Oundjian, conductor
Daniel Lee, cello
SMETANA Šárka from Má vlast
DVOŘÁK Cello Concerto
TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 2, "Little Russian"
STL Symphony Principal Cello Danny Lee performs the exquisite melodies of Dvořák’s Cello Concerto, a lasting tribute to his beloved sister-in-law. Toronto Symphony music director Peter Oundjian leads one of Tchaikovsky’s most joyous works, his Second Symphony. The exuberant work is full of folk melodies from the Ukraine, a country frequently referred to as “Little Russia” in Tchaikovsky’s day.
PreConcert Conversations with Peter Oundjian & Bret Dorhout start one hour prior to each concert.
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Peter Oundjian is presented by the Whitaker Foundation
Wells Fargo Advisors is the presenting sponsor of the 2011-12 Season