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Tchaikovsky’s 5th and Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto

Symphonic

May 28–30, 2021

Dates

  • Fri, May 28, 2021, 7:30 PM

  • Sat, May 29, 2021, 7:30 PM

  • Sun, May 30, 2021, 2:00 PM

Location

Bass Performance Hall

Duration

This concert will last approximately 2 hours, including one 20-minute intermission.

Overview

The haunting melody that opens Mendelssohn’s Violin concerto is instantly recognizable. Be there for a virtuosic performance of this revered work by violinist Benjamin Baker. Also, Tianyi Lu conducts Tchaikovsky’s gut-wrenching Fifth Symphony, which takes us on a passionate journey from self-doubt to triumph, building to a triumphant finish.

Works

GLINKA
Overture to Ruslan and Ludmila

MENDELSSOHN
Violin Concerto

TCHAIKOVSKY
Symphony No. 5

Featured Artists

Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra
Tianyi Lu, conductor
Benjamin Baker, violin