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Essential Tchaikovsky

Saturday, April 12, 2025 / 6 p.m.

Roberto Minczuk Music Director
Guido Sant’Anna violin

Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6 in b minor,
“Pathétique,” Op. 74

Get reacquainted with the genius of Tchaikovsky in a program featuring two of his most brilliant works. Violinist Guido Sant’Anna joins Music Director Roberto Minczuk in a program that will thrill both the newest audience member and die-hard classical music fan alike. Sant’Anna, age 19, will exhilarate the audience while the musicians of the NMPhil’s performance of the Pathétique will leave you breathless.

Popejoy Hall / 203 Cornell Drive, NE / Albuquerque, 87106 

5:00 p.m. Pre-concert Talk

Made possible by: Menicucci Insurance Company
Hosted by KHFM’s: Alexis Corbin

2024/25 Popejoy Classics

We have exciting concerts coming up next season, including the return of Olga Kern to the Popejoy stage on October 12 with a performance of Rachmaninoff’s virtuosic Piano Concerto No. 3. Then, the orchestra will be commemorating 100 years since Puccini’s death with Tosca in Concert” on November 16. The new year will start with a concert on January 18 titled “Mozart & Salieri,” a curated program including music from the movie Amadeus, such as Mozart’s Requiem, as well as Rimsky-Korsakov’s opera Mozart and Salieri. Midori will be back again with the NMPhil performing Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto on February 1. Other concerts will feature works by Barber, Copland, Beethoven, and Tchaikovsky. The season will conclude with the epic Mahler Symphony No. 3. All concerts will take place at Popejoy Hall.

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