Described by the composer as representing the inexorable power of fate, this symphony remains one of Tchaikovsky’s most forceful, fiery statements. This 2008 performance is conducted by then Music Director Lorin Maazel.
Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36 (1877)
1. Andante sostenuto — Moderato con anima
2. Andantino in modo di canzona
3. Scherzo. Pizzicato ostinato: Allegro
4. Finale: Allegro con fuoco