10/02/1878 Peter Tchaikovsky's 4th Symphony in F premieres
Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 4, 1st movement
MTT/SFS: Tchaikovsky Symphony 4 - 3rd mvmt
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 / K. Järvi · Berliner Philharmoniker
Beth Lunsford on Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 4
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36, was written between 1877 and 1878. Its first performance was at a Russian Musical Society concert in Moscow in 1878, with Nikolai Rubinstein as a conductor. In Middle Europe, it sometimes receives the nickname "Fatum", or "Fate".