A Quarta de Tchaikovski
The idea of fate plays a key role in Tchaikovsky's Fourth Symphony, curiously written when the Russian composer gave in to a marriage that had no future. With the ability to portrait the frustration he felt over his happiness crushed by fate, the melancholy of dusk and the illusion of inner peace in a joyful popular festivity, this is one of the best examples of Tchaikovsky's masterful art of orchestration. This commented concert clarifies the connections between the expressive pungency of music and the tormented mind of the man who was considered the greatest Russian composer of the nineteenth century.
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