Los Angeles Philharmonic The Russian Resistance Tickets
The Hollywood Bowl welcomes audiences to attend the upcoming presentation of Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 10 and Prokofiev’s Symphony No. 2, more popularly known as the Russian Resistance. Fans of the legendary composers are invited to become a part of this intensely riveting showcase that will depict how the musical prodigies were successful in expressing what was considered to be inexpressible. These compositions are considered to be the composers’ most popular works that were able to showcase their internal struggles against the evil tyranny of Stalin’ rule via music. If you wish to become a part of a musical performance that will truly touch your souls and move you, all you need to do is purchase LA Philharmonic the Russian Resistance tickets today.
Buy Los Angeles Philharmonic The Russian Resistance Tickets
Los Angeles Philharmonic The Russian Resistance
The upcoming event is expected to be held at the Hollywood Bowl, an amphitheatre located in Los Angeles, California. Inaugurated in 1922, the modern amphitheatre is one of the most popular places for music concerts, festivals, dance performances and tours. With a seating capacity of over eighteen thousand fans, the Hollywood Bowl is the biggest natural amphitheatre in the US. Currently owned and operated by the County of Los Angeles, the open air facility is home to the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra. The venue also serves as a summer concert venue for performances held by the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Some of the famed personalities who have graced the stage of the venue include composers Leopold Stokowski, Carmen Dragon, Felix Slatkin, Itzhak Perlman, Vladimir Horowitz, Marilyn Horne, Andrea Bocelli, Stephen Hough, Isaac Stern and Luciano Pavarotti amongst numerous others. A few of the mainstream artists and bands that have rocked the Hollywood Bowl stage include Cher, Carrie Underwood, Elton John, Ella Fitzgerald, Alicia Keys, The Beatles, Blink 182, Glen Campbell and Barbra Streisand to name a few. This time the prominent entertainment facility is playing host to the LA Philharmonic the Russian Resistance show.
The symphonic organization will feature conductor Leon Botstein along with violinist, Jennifer Koh who will perform Prokofiev’s “Symphony No. 2” and Shostakovich’s “Symphony No. 10”. The first presentation that will take place on the stage will be Shostakovich’s works which he composed between 1946 and 1953. The fifty minute piece will be played with the help of an orchestra that consists of flutes, piccolo, bassoons, horns, oboes, clarinets, tuba, trombones, timpani, strings, percussion and drums. The composition that will be reinvented by the musicians tells the story of despair, tragedy, violence, terror and triumph. Shostakovich composed the piece while living under the tyrant rule of Stalin, during which over twenty million people died. Within a few years of its release, Shostakovich’s 10th Symphony became a worldwide success. It was first played by the LA Philharmonic in 1961, under the conductorship of Erich Leinsdorf. It will be presented once again at the upcoming show by the same orchestral organization.
Another piece that will be presented on stage is “Violin Concerto No.2” by Prokofiev. The twenty five minute composition will be presented by renowned violinist, Jennifer Koh who has been causing ripples in the classic music industry. Her solo performance with be followed by chorus performances backed by an orchestra of flutes, oboes, clarinets, bassoons, horns, trumpets, percussions, strings and drums. Composed in 1935 by Prokofiev upon his return to his homeland, Russia, the legendary conductor has also expressed his thoughts about the ghastly Stalin rule through the composition. The performances showcase a solo opening by a violinist playing in G minor that is followed by the entry of basses and violas in B minor. The rest of the instruments make their way into the performance which finally comes to a halt with a huge coda. After holding their first performance of this piece in 1962, the LA Philharmonic prepares to present it again. Grab LA Philharmonic the Russian Resistance tickets now, if you wish to become a part of the event.
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