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Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Tilson Thomas Conducts Tchaikovsky 6

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December 14 - 15, 2018

I am now wholly occupied with the new work ... and it is hard for me to tear myself away from it. I believe it comes into being as the best of my works.

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

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Tchaikovsky's final output and arguably his crowning glory, Symphony No. 6 has long since been the subject of interpretation. From aural suicide note to treatise on the hidden homosexual experience, many have ascribed a deeper meaning to the piece. But whatever his initial intention, it has survived as one of his most poignant and defining works that deftly spins the listener through flights of grace and lightness, solemnity, and passion in only the way that the great composer can.

Alongside, this program features two other works from Tchaikovsky's countrymen, written at times when the homeland must have been weighing on their mind - Prokofiev's Second Violin Concerto, written when he returned to Russia in 1935, and Stravinsky's Concerto in D for String Orchestra, created in 1946 after becoming a naturalised American citizen.

MTT leads the company, lending his talents to these iconic works and is joined by violinist Nicola Benedetti.

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Performance date: 14 December 2018

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