Musical Evening with Maestro Hans Graf - Dmitry Shostakovich
Monday, April 30, 2012 from 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM (CDT)
Russian Cultural Center Our Texas presents
Musical Evening with Maestro Hans Graf,
dedicated to Dmitry Shostakovich
In the program: short movie about composer; presentation by maestro Hans Graf; Sonata for cello and piano in D-minor, op.40.
Performers: Vagram Saradjan- cello, Tatiana Gerasimova – piano
Shostakovich composed his Cello Sonata in D Minor in 1934, just before his official censure and the Great Terror. As a result this work reflects his original style, known for its sarcasm and witty departures from traditional classical form.
This event from the series “Musical evenings with Maestro Hans Graf’ is a unique opportunity to personally meet great conductor, Music Director of Houston Symphony in the informal atmosphere.
Tickets: $20, RCC members - $16
Wine will be served.