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SymphonyCast in December 2020 includes Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 6 (12/11)

Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 6

According to the BBC, "Tchaikovsky's epic Symphony No. 6, The Pathetique, begins with a movement as compelling as any tone poem."  We'll hear it on the Dec 11th broadcast, and you can decide.

12/4   Barber: Symphony No. 1 Gershwin: Piano Concerto Penderecki: Adagio from Symphony No. 3
Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story (Conrad Tao, p; Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra; JoAnn Falletta, cond)
12/11   Piston: Symphony No. 7 Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 2 Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6, Pathétique (Natasha Paremski, p; Oregon Symphony; Carlos Kalmar, cond)
12/18   Stravinsky: Fireworks Pereira: Threshold Brahms: Symphony No. 1 (Maraca 2, perc; Joseph Pereira, timp; Los Angeles Philharmonic; Gustavo Dudamel, cond)
12/25   Bach/George Benjamin: Canon and Fugue Martin: Polyptyque Silvestrov: The Messenger Mozart: Symphony No. 41, Jupiter (Steven Copes, v; Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra; Joshua Weilerstein, cond)