Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra

Verdi, Mendelssohn, and Mahler

Verdi                                                                 La Forza Del Destino Overture

Violin Concerto

Symphony No. 1

Benjamin Zander, conductor

Stefan Jackiw, violin


Read what Maestro Zander has written about the concert.

Giuseppe Fortunino Francesco Verdi La Forza Del Destino Overture -8 minutes

  • The overture to Verdi's opera La Forza Del Destino is part of standard orchestra repertoire.
  • The opera's title is often translated as The Force of Destiny. It was first performed on November 10, 1862 in Saint Petersberg, Russia. The libretto for the opera is based on a Spanish drama, Don Álvaro o la fuerza del sino.

Felix Mendelssohn Violin Concerto -26 minutes

Gustave Mahler Symphony No. 1. -8 minutes


All dates, repertoire, venues, and artists subject to change.


Sunday, November 24, 2019
3:00PM / Symphony Hall                    There will be no pre-concert Guide to the music with Benjamin Zander before the concert.

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