Date(s) - 09/30/2023 - 10/01/2023
7:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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- Saturday, September 30, 2023 at 7:30 PM
- Sunday, October 1, 2023 at 2:30 PM
The 2023-2024 classical season opens with a musical story book as Symphony San Jose journeys through the imaginative retelling of three classic tales: a cautionary myth by Lera Auerbach, a tragic love story by Richard Wagner, and an evening of magic from Sergei Prokofiev’s famous fairy tale ballet.
- Lera Auerbach Icarus
- Richard Wagner Prelude and Liebsetod from Tristan und Isolde WWV 90
- Sergei Prokofiev Cinderella Op. 87
Lidiya Yankovskaya is a fiercely committed advocate for Slavic masterpieces, operatic rarities, and contemporary works on the leading edge of classical music. She has conducted more than 40 world premieres.
Note: This program has a Russian connection. Composer Lera Auerbach and conductor Lidiya Yankovskaya were both born in Russia. Lera defected to the U.S. when she was 18 years old. Lidiya immigrated here with her family when she was just 9.