The Four Seasons by Vivaldi is so popular that there are more than 200 recordings for sale, and it has shown up in movies and TV shows more than 80 times. When it premiered in 1725 the audience was polarized. Half said it was crazy modern music while the other half said it was the way of the future. Guest artist and violinist Soovin Kim will perform with the CSO.
In the ballet Petrushka, Stravinsky takes us again to the dramatic. A trickster and clown, Petrushka gets in between a bad-boy nemesis and a beautiful ballerina.