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Michael Christie Conducts Liszt's Dante Symphony


Friday, April 26, 2013 11:00AM
Symphony Hall


On Sale 8/1/2012








Michael Christie, conductor
Steven Moeckel, violin

Brahms: Hungarian Dances Nos. 5 & 6
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D Major
Liszt: Dante Symphony (mvt. 1)

Continue to celebrate with Virginia G. Piper Music Director Michael Christie in his final season. The Phoenix Symphony and Chorus come together for an explosive and romantic performance of Liszt’s Dante Symphony. This work, based on Dante Alighieri’s journey through hell and purgatory, as depicted in "The Divine Comedy". 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.”