Pacific Symphony: Toradze Plays Shostakovich
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The last date listed for Pacific Symphony: Toradze Plays Shostakovich was Saturday February 1, 2014 / 8:00pm (Preview Talk Begins at 7:00pm).
Currently at Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts:
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In a surreal twist, one of Japan's biggest rock stars also happens to be one of that country's most revered classical composers. His name is Yoshiki and the breadth of his musical accomplishment astonishes. The same man who, as the leader of the heavy metal band X Japan, sold out the 55,000-seat Tokyo Dome 18 times was selected by the Japanese government to write a classical composition celebrating Emperor Akihito. Commissioned to write themes for events as diverse as the 2012 Grammys and the World Expo, he has now released a solo album of original instrumental works, Yoshiki Classical, to global acclaim. For this concert, he'll perform captivating melodies from the album. Learn More
Reviews & Ratings
Featured review from Fred Andresen
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This was an incredible experience. The whole thing, from pre-concert discussion to the last emotive sounds from that stage, was an experience I will never forget. And my seat in the center of the Promenade Circle was the best I anyone could hope for. From that position every musician in that great orchestra could be seen and watched. The sound was perfect. The knowledge about Shostakovitch so revealing. I love Russian music, and I grew up impressed with his music, but not understanding why. A night to remember.