Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4
- Davies Symphony Hall
An engrossing documentary that demystifies how a performance of a great piece of classical music is created. It is a viewer’s “behind-the-scenes” pass to witness firsthand how a performance unfolds and the preparation it takes to play this music. Along the way, Michael Tilson Thomas explores the symphony’s four movements, providing commentary on the powerful emotions embodied in the music and how it speaks to audiences today. Michael Tilson Thomas also introduces many of the personable members of the orchestra.