Masterworks IV: Schumann and Shostakovich
Nicholas Canellakis, cello
Mikhail Glinka, Ruslan and Lyudmila Overture
Robert Schumann, Cello Concerto in A minor with Nicholas Canellakis
Dmitri Shostakovich, Symphony No. 9
A pair of Russian gems and a favorite from Schumann are featured in February. Glinka’s sparkling Ruslan and Lyudmila Overture kicks things off before up and coming cellist Nicholas Canellakis takes the stage for Schumann’s beloved Cello Concerto in A minor. Shostakovich’s spirited Symphony No. 9 concludes the program with a burst of brightness.