Shostakovich Symphony No. 13 "Babi Yar"
Pacific Boychoir's high school tenors and bases join the Alumni of the Chamber Chorus of the University of California and members of the St. John of San Francisco Russian Orthodox Chorale singing Shostakovitch’s epic masterpiece, Symphony No. 13 "Babi Yar". Performed at the iconinc Zellerbach Hall, the piece offers a blistering denunciation of anti-Semitism and other social ills. Joana Carneiro conducts with Denis Sedov as bass soloist, Marika Kuzma as choirmaster, set to texts by Yevgeny Yevtushenko. Pre-concert talk at 7pm.