Holly Conducts Shostakovich

Thu. February 15, 2024 at 7:30 pm

Holly Mathieson, conductor
Elina Vähälä, violin
Symphony Nova Scotia
On the program

Sergei Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1, “Classical”
Juliet Palmer: Firebreak
Dmitri Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No. 2

Finnish-American violinist Elina Vähälä brings her dazzling and luminous virtuosity back to Symphony Nova Scotia, playing the fiery Shostakovich Violin Concerto No. 2. Canadian composer Juliet Palmer brings attention to the environment with a focus on climate change in her innovative composition Firebreak. And we set hearts on fire with Prokofiev’s famous and beloved “Classical” Symphony.

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