Music to Break Your Heart

The last word

Tchaikovsky’s intense, climactic ‘Pathétique’

Sun 4 Jun 2017 7pm, Barbican

Tchaikovsky’s Sixth Symphony is emotional, mature and turbulent. It leaps unpredictably from passionate warmth to anger, disappointment and woe, tugging at the heartstrings of any listener.

TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No 6 ('Pathétique')
STRAVINSKY Scènes de ballet
PROKOFIEV Violin Concerto No 1

Michael Tilson Thomas conductor
Lisa Batiashvili violin
London Symphony Orchestra