This installment of the CSO's new Access series focuses on this Russian masterwork and the political climate under which it was composed. These are low-cost, teaching-meets-concert programs designed for those less familiar with the repertoire. The CSO also holds its Russian Winter Festival, featuring pianist Natasha Paremski and the music of Stravinsky, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff and other Russian greats, Friday and Saturday.

This installment of the CSO's new Access series focuses on this Russian masterwork and the political climate under which it was composed. These are low-cost, teaching-meets-concert programs designed for those less familiar with the repertoire. The CSO also holds its Russian Winter Festival, featuring pianist Natasha Paremski and the music of Stravinsky, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff and other Russian greats, Friday and Saturday.