In correspondence with a patron, Tchaikovsky confessed he was grappling with the idea of fate in his Symphony No. 4. The composer tried to make sense of his world with music that still resonates today. In this conversation from 2017, Yannick Nézet-Séguin talks with WRTI's Susan Lewis about this concept in Tchaikovsky's music.
As WRTI’s Susan Lewis reports, insights into Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5 have come from the composer’s correspondence with a secretive patron.On Sunday,…