The power of fate and destiny loom over the season-opening concert, beginning dramatically with the overture to Verdi’s La forza del destino, an opera about ill-fated lovers who seek atonement in a monastery for their forbidden affair. At the centerpiece is the kinetic Voodoo Violin Concerto by cross-over violinist/composer Daniel Bernard Roumain, making his BSO debut with his unique blend of violin and urban sounds. Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Symphony ends the concert with an explosion of joyful abandon.
Marin Alsop, conductor
Daniel Bernard Roumain, violin
VERDI La forza del destino Overture
DANIEL BERNARD ROUMAIN Voodoo Violin Concerto
TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 4
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