May 19

Young People's Concert - Inspirations and Tributes: "The Riddle of Shostakovich"

New York Philharmonic

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Program to include selections from Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5. What can music tell us about a composer’s true feelings? Dmitri Shostakovich wrote his Fifth Symphony to show how patriotic he could be, borrowing the Soviet Union’s preferred musical styles. See what you think about his true meaning. 

 

YPC Overtures | 12:45–1:45 PM The hall comes alive! Come early to meet Philharmonic musicians, try out orchestral instruments, and enjoy a performance featuring some Very Young Composers. FREE for Young People’s Concert ticketholders 

 

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