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Against the Odds! with Viktor Valkov, piano

Presented by Salt Lake Symphony at Libby Gardner Hall - University of Utah, Salt Lake City UT

Nov 04 2023
Against the Odds! with Viktor Valkov, piano

An evening of music by Fanny Mendelssohn, Sergei Prokofiev, and Johannes Brahms

Some music had to overcome great obstacles before becoming beloved works. Some composers faced the challenges of culture, gender, self-doubt, or political environment. All these works have a story rooted in struggle and triumph. Fanny Mendelssohn, Felix’s older sister, wrote more than 350 pieces, although most remained unperformed outside her immediate family group during her lifetime, and almost all of her music was unpublished. This includes the outstanding Overture in C major, which is now ... view more »



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