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Music: Tchaikovsky & Crouching Tiger, Singletary Center
February 13, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Lexington Philharmonic presents Tchaikovsky & Crouching Tiger at the UK Singletary Center for the Arts at 7:30 pm.
“Kayoko Dan, Guest Conductor
DEBUSSY: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
TAN DUN: Crouching Tiger Concerto for cello and orchestra
Benjamin Karp, cello
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 2
Contemporary Chinese composer Tan Dun’s, Crouching Tiger Concerto for cello and orchestra and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 2 cross paths in the surprising Tchaikovsky and Crouching Tiger. Tan Dun’s Crouching Tiger Concerto weaves together melodies from the Silk Road as inspired by his Oscar-winning film score from Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. Dun’s piece is presented alongside Debussy’s Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun and Tchaikovsky’s joyous Symphony No. 2, inspired by Russian folk songs.”