Copland: Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo
... Rip-roaring collection of pieces from Copland's signature cowboy ballet.
Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1
... After causing a local sensation last season, a masterful cellist returns in the solo role: gripping, charged with powerful intensity.
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5
... An epic adventure on the broadest humanistic scale, Beethoven's quintessential Fifth features one of the most satisfying emotional "victories" in the repertoire.