Miaskovsky, Knussen and Mussorgsky
April 12 - April 13, 2013
The distinguished British composer/conductor Oliver Knussen leads his own Violin Concerto (2002) with soloist Pinchas Zukerman, for whom the piece was written. Then, making her BSO debut, English soprano Claire Booth takes center stage for Knussen's 1992?Whitman Settings, for soprano and orchestra. The program opens with the Symphony No. 10 by the early 20th-century Russian composer Nikolai Miaskovsky and closes with Mussorgsky's?Pictures at an Exhibition?in a rarely heard orchestration by Leopold Stokowski.