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Bonus - EP1

Tchaikovsky’s “Souvenir de Florence”

Inspired by his vacation to Italy, Tchaikovsky’s “Souvenir de Florence” bursts with dynamic melodies and rhythms that make it a joy to perform and to hear.

Runtime - 9 mins

  • About the Episode

About the episode

Played by members of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the third movement (scherzo) of Tchaikovsky’s String Sextet, “Souvenir de Florence,” features much of that quick interplay that makes chamber music so much fun for musicians to play. Despite the work’s nickname, this movement is Russian flavored, with dynamic folk-like melodies and rhythms

  • Nathan Cole

    Gabriela Peña-Kim

    Violins

  • Ben Ullery

    Ingrid Hutman

    Violas

  • Gloria Lum

    Jason Lippmann

    Cellos