Spokane Symphony Classics: The Red Violin
Saturday October 6, 2018 8pm
Sunday October 7, 2018 3pm
MUSIC DIRECTOR FINALIST
MORIHIKO NAKAHARA, CONDUCTOR
ELIZABETH PITCAIRN, VIOLIN
Celebrated violin virtuoso Elizabeth Pitcairn, owner of the legendary 1720 "Red Mendelssohn" Stradivarius, or Red Violin, will perform a work from the film, The Red Violin. Tchaikovsky’s spectacular Fifth Symphony masterfully blends beautiful melodies and poignant emotions.
There is a pre-concert talk one hour before each performance. Come early to learn more about the music you will hear. This talk is free to all ticketholders.
- Tan Dun — Symphonic Poem on 3 Notes (2011)
- John Corigliano — Chaconne from The Red Violin (1997) (Elizabeth Pitcairn, violin)
- Pyotr Tchaikovsky — Symphony No. 5
Learn more about Elizabeth Pitcairn and her Stradivarius
The Red Violin (1998) at Garland Theater
Elizabeth Pitcairn is the owner of the actual violin depicted in the film, The Red Violin, and will be perform music based on the film's Academy Award-winning score. Enjoy the fascinating story in which a perfect red-colored violin inspires passion, making its way through three centuries over several owners and countries, eventually ends up at an auction where it may find a new owner. Directed by Francois Girard with music composed by John Corigliano.
Two screenings at Garland Theater, September 21, 7pm and September 22, 2pm. Tickets $8 at fandango.com
Media support by KYRS, Inlander and Spokane Symphony.
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