Czech Philharmonic Plays New World Symphony

Nov 4

3:00 PM

Fišer, Dvořák

Sunday, November 4, 2018

Semyon Bychkov and the Czech Philharmonic bring their distinctive, celebrated sound to Symphony Center for a program of much-loved works by Dvořák. They are joined by acclaimed cellist Alisa Weilerstein, whose recording of Dvořák's Cello Concerto with the orchestra was called “an interpretation of passion, with a spine-tingling thrill and generosity of feeling that make it irresistible” (The Daily Telegraph).

Approximate concert duration: 104 minutes including intermission

Program

Dvořák Cello Concerto
Dvořák Symphony No. 9 (From the New World)

Dvořák Slavonic Dance in E Minor, Op. 72, No. 2 [ENCORE]
Brahms Hungarian Dance No. 5 in G Minor [ENCORE]

Performers

The Czech Philharmonic shares its country's destiny, and with equal determination, preserves the uniqueness of the Czech musical tradition and offers it to the world. It was true 100 years ago. It remains true today. Read more at CSO Sounds & Stories

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This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.