WGBH SYMPHONYCAST: NERUDA SONGS
Sunday, 9/24, 2pm, WGBH 89.7
In this world premiere, the late mezzo-soprano Lorraine Hunt Lieberson performs a cycle of five sonnets by Pablo Neruda set for voice and orchestra by her husband, composer Peter Lieberson. And the Los Angeles Philharmonic, led by Esa-Pekka Salonen, celebrates the centennial of Dmitri Shostakovich with a performance of one of the Russian composer’s most riveting symphonies, Symphony No. 10, from 1953.