Biography: Tchaikovsky

Subject: Arts
Grade Levels: 6-8, 9-12
Source: BIO Classroom

He gave the world inspired symphonies, but the man behind the composer suffered from headaches, fits of weeping, and morbid shyness. This episode of Biography visits Russia to see where he lived and worked, explores the scandals that dogged his life, and features performances of his best-known works by leading orchestras. The program includes rare photos, personal letters, and explores details of his life that continue to emerge today.


60-minute runtime; 2 year copyright clearance.

Dec 27 at 7:00am ET/PT

Biography: Tchaikovsky

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