When: Fri., Sept. 16, 8 p.m. and Sat., Sept. 17, 8 p.m. 2011
Written in 1937, people today still question what Dmitri Shostakovich was trying to say with his heroic Fifth Symphony. Did the piece celebrate the power and authoritative action of Stalin's regime, or did it quietly and subtly (and perhaps more safely) preach of message of rebellion against it? In his debut as the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra’s seventh Music Director, Krzysztof Urbanski, the youngest conductor of a major symphony orchestra, brings his own subtle artistry and power to Dmitri Shostakovich’s most beloved and remembered symphony.
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Price: Ticket prices vary.