The Duluth Civic Orchestra was founded in 1931 and performed its inaugural concert on May 2nd 1932. On the program was Tchaikovsky’s stirring Symphony No.4. Almost to the day 85 years later this music will come to life again as we celebrate 85 years of the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra. Now & Then also features the Valentino Dances by Minnesota based composer Dominick Argento, and Chopin’s Piano Concerto No.2 with a pianist who Duluth audiences have embraced like one of their own: Alexander Korsantia.
Soloist – Alexander Korsantia, piano
Argento – Valentino Dances
Chopin – Piano Concerto No. 2
Tchaikovsky – Symphony No. 4