7 Nov 2015

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No 5 in E minor

From Music Alive, 8:01 pm on 7 November 2015

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Tchaikovsky was now famous and had just completed a successful European tour by the time he wrote the fifth symphony. It seems that providence had smiled on him after years of struggle and self-doubt about the real worth of his music. In the fifth he speaks confidently about his inner life.

Orchestra Wellington/Marc Taddei
Recorded at the Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington by RNZC