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Masterworks Series

Sun, Jan 14, 20182:30 pm
Performance Hall at The Isabel
Kingston Symphony
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Kingston Symphony | Korngold & Shostakovich

Beethoven: Overture to Leonore No. 3
Korngold: Violin Concerto 
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 

This afternoon concert includes a trio of magnificent works by composers who were looking for a slice of redemption. Beethoven slaved over his revisions to his only opera to get it just so; Korngold wrote his lyrical Violin Concerto in an effort to return to ‘serious’ composition; and at great personal risk Shostakovich presented his stunning Fifth Symphony in the face of Soviet censorship.

Please note: Tickets for the Kingston Symphony performances are not sold through The Isabel.  To purchase tickets, please call 613-530-2050.