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SHOSTAKOVICH, BORODIN, & TCHAIKOVSKY

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29, 2018 . 7:00 pm

Dmitri Shostakovich
Festive Overture

Alexander Borodin
Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor

Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Symphony No. 5

Channing Yu, conductor

With the New World Chorale
Holly MacEwen Krafka, conductor

The Mercury Orchestra, national winner of the American Prize for Orchestral Performance, performs an outdoor concert featuring some of the most colorful music of Russian composers, including the vigorous processionals of Shostakovich’s Festive Overture, the pining folk songs and infectious rhythms in Borodin’s Polovtsian Dances, and the poignant novelic storytelling of Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony. The orchestra is joined by the New World Chorale. Families are especially welcome to this concert. This performance is hosted by the Boston Landmarks Orchestra. The concert will end at approximately 8:50 pm.

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Hatch Memorial Shell on the Esplanade
Boston, MA

Free Admission (No tickets required)


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