performed by the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra under Bernard Haitink “although it is in many ways very immature, yet fundamentally it has more substance and is better than any of my other more mature works.” So, here we are at arguably … Continue reading Tchaikovsky Symphony no. 1, op. 13, ‘Winter Dreams’
I started including this information in tomorrow’s music post, but it got a little long, so I decided I’d make it a separate thing ahead of the discussion of the first work in our Russian symphony series.
|Rubinstein on the podium as portrayed by Ilya Repin.|
In great contrast with the piece we’ll be discussing next week, Rubinstein was quite a Continue reading “Influential People: Anton Rubinstein”