Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5; Rimsky-Korsakov: Kitezh Suite – London Symphony Orchestra, Gianandrea Noseda

October 26, 2022, 9:00 am

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History, heritage, and fate combine in this recording from Gianandrea Noseda and the London Symphony Orchestra, bringing together the music of Tchaikovsky and Rimsky-Korsakov. Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony, brimming over with drama and emotional intensity, charts a course from darkness to a final, life-affirming glimmer of optimism. Rimsky-Korsakov dug deep into Russian legends and folk tales for his opera The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh. Follow the mythical, magical story of the “Russian Atlantis” in this orchestral suite, told through the composer’s glittering orchestral palette.