Tchaikovsky’s 1812, Saturday, February 24, 2018, 6 pm, Popejoy Hall

Tchaikovsky’s 1812, Saturday, February 24, 2018, 6 pm, Popejoy Hall

Karen Gomyo, violin

SMETANA Vltava (The Moldau)

PROKOFIEV Violin Concerto No. 1 in D Major

TCHAIKOVSKY Romeo and Juliet

TCHAIKOVSKY 1812 Overture

Remember the music behind that old television commercial with cereal shot from cannons? That’s Tchaikovsky’s celebrated, spectacular, and triumphant 1812 Overture, commemorating victory over Napoleon. The evening’s program also includes Smetana’s exuberant Vltava (The Moldau) and Prokofiev’s ravishing and rhythmic Violin Concerto No. 1 in D Major, featuring internationally renowned violinist Karen Gomyo.

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