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  • Date Sunday, April 19, 2020
  • Time 3:00 pm
  • Venue Carpenter Theatre
  • Conductor & Music Director Candidate Farkhad Khudyev
  • Guest Artist Richmond Symphony Chorus
  • RACHMANINOV The Bells, Opus 35
  • GRIEG Lyric Suite, Opus 54
  • JANÁČEK Taras Bulba

Cheer on Music Director Candidate Farkhad Khudyev as he leads the Richmond Symphony in an invigorating program based on poems and stories, including Rachmaninov’s The Bells, a choral symphony inspired by Edgar Alan Poe’s poem of the same name and featuring the Richmond Symphony Chorus. Also on the program is Grieg’s Lyric Suite, Opus 54, with the famous movement “March of the Dwarfs,” and Janáček’s Taras Bulba, a rhapsody for orchestra based on a novel by Nikolai Gogol about Cossack leader Taras Bulba and his sons during an uprising against the Poles in 1692.

Learn more about Farkhad Khudyev, Conductor.

Program Notes