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Encore on WSMC 90.5: Shostakovich & Rachmaninoff

Shostakovich & Rachmaninoff Airing June 14, 2020 | 4:00 PM Originally Performed September 26, 2019 Kayoko Dan, conductor Andrew Tyson, piano EMMA LOU DIEMER - Homage to Tchaikovsky SHOSTAKOVICH - Symphony No. 6 RACHMANINOFF - Piano Concerto No. 3 An homage to Russia, the season opener of the 2019/20 Barnett & Company Masterworks Series featured works ranging from pure power to raw emotion. Melancholic and introspective, Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 6 combines haunting melodies and dramatic moments. The evening also featured American composer Emma Lou Diemer’s Homage to Tchaikovsky, and Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3, which is one of the greatest and most challenging piano concertos of its time.