The Orchestre symphonique de l'Isle presents Voyages lointains conducted by Hubert Tanguay-Labrosse
Alexander Borodin - In the Steppes of Central Asia Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Symphony No.5 in E minor, Op.64
Winner of the 5th edition of the OSI-Concordia Composition Competition
Tchaikovsky's Fifth Symphony, written in 1888, is considered one of his most popular and recognizable works. It is characterised by moments of dramatic tension and intense emotion, as well as memorable melodies and lively dance sections.
Alexander Borodin's In the Steppes of Central Asia is a piece of orchestral music written in 1881. It depicts the vast expanses of the Asian steppe through haunting, melancholy sounds and lively sections that evoke the movement of nomadic horsemen across these lands. It is a powerful work that has been widely admired for its musical beauty and its ability to convey a sense of freedom and adventure.