The Leningrad Symphony – Fort Wayne Philharmonic

April 28, 2018

Show Time: 7:30 pm

Andrew Constantine, conductor
Alexander Toradze, piano
Andrew Lott, trumpetShostakovich — Piano Concerto No. 1 in C minor, Op. 35
Shostakovich — Symphony No. 7 in C major, Op. 60 (Leningrad)Dedicated to the city of Leningrad and the millions of Soviet citizens who lost their lives in World War II, Shostakovich’s 7th Symphony is a symbol of resistance to totalitarianism and the spiritual unity of people of good will. Legendary pianist Alexander Toradze, an artist of “unconventional intelligence, range and creativity,” will join principal trumpet Andrew Lott in Shostakovich’s brilliant concerto.

Musically Speaking
This free, pre-concert talk is designed to provide audience members insight into the evening’s concert program and featured guest artists. Musically Speaking is hosted by Fort Wayne Philharmonic conducting staff, musicians, and guest artists.Locations

For Masterworks concerts at the Embassy Theatre, Musically Speaking is held in The Gallery of the Grand Wayne Center.


Musically Speaking is presented at 6:30 P.M., one-hour before every Masterworks concert. Musically Speaking is sponsored by the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Friends.

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