[Tchaikovsky, William Tell & The Little Mermaid] Photo by David DeNee
Photo by David DeNee

Tchaikovsky, William Tell & The Little Mermaid

Leon Botstein starts off our spring 2022 season with a concert of audience favorites, beginning with Rossini’s iconic William Tell Overture. Next up is Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale The Little Mermaid, richly orchestrated by Austrian composer Alexander Zemlinsky. And finally, we close with Tchaikovsky’s final completed symphony, the Pathétique, which the composer called his “Passionate Symphony.”

Leon Botstein conductor

Rossini William Tell Overture
Alexander Zemlinsky The Little Mermaid
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6, Pathétique

Estimated run time: 2 hours and 30 minutes

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