On Sale 8/1/2012
Michael Christie, conductor
Steven Moeckel, violin
Copland: El Salón México
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D Major
Schumann: Symphony No. 4 in D minor
Virginia G. Piper Musical Director Michael Christie continues his exciting final season with The Phoenix Symphony by conducting our internationally acclaimed Concertmaster Steven Moeckel in Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto in D Major, one of the most demanding and best known works in the violin repertoire. Experience this powerhouse duo as they explore together Tchaikovsky’s monumental work with Steven Moeckel's virtuoso technique being described as “as close to perfect as this life allows.” Enjoy as well, Maestro Christie’s exciting interpretation of Copland’s El Salón México, reflecting our unique Hispanic influence based on Mexican folk music along with Schumann’s Symphony No. 4 in D minor, his most notable symphonic work.