South Florida Symphony Orchestra (SFSO) will be holding will perform the world premiere of local composer John D. Gottsch’s Princess Yurievskaya followed by Tchaikovsky’s Pathétique as part of its Masterworks III series at The Parker, 707 NE 8th St, Fort Lauderdale on January 19 at 7:30 p.m., Temple Israel of Greater Miami, 137 NE 19th St, Miami, on January 20 at 7:30 p.m. and Tennessee Williams Theatre, 5901 College Rd, Key West on January 22 at 7:30 p.m. conducted by Sebrina María Alfonso.
The concert will begin with the world premiere live performance of Princess Yurievskaya by SFSO composer-in-residence, John D. Gottsch. Princess Yurievskaya charts the passionate love of Catherine Dolgorukova and Tsar Alexander II — from their first meeting and eventual marriage to his assassination. This vivid narrative is full of exciting dances and torrid romance, irradiated with evocative orchestral solos.
Tickets for Masterworks III: Tchaikovsky & Gottsch start at $15 for the January 19 concert at The Parker (707 NE 8th St, Fort Lauderdale). Tickets start at $25 for the Tennessee Williams Theatre at The College of The Florida Keys (5901 College Road, Key West) and general admission tickets for Temple Israel of Greater Miami (137 NE 19th Street) are $36. Tickets for all three venues are on sale, now at southfloridasymphony.org/