Saturday, August 19, 2017 - Festival Finale
Augusta Read Thomas: Aureole *
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 7, Op. 131 in c sharp minor *
Shostakovich: Violin Concerto, Op. 77 in a minor
Augusta Reed Thomas' Aureole and Prokofiev's Seventh Symphony are both receiving their first PMF performances in this 2017 season finale. The only previous performance of the Shostakovich First Violin Concerto was in 2003 with Valentin Zhuk and Victor Yampolsky.
James Ehnes has previously performed at PMF numerous times since 2000, most recently in 2010 performing the Peome by Chausson and Barktok's First Violin Concerto.
* First PMF performance
Program Notes for this concert