Dvořák’s “New World” Symphony
As Neil Armstrong took the iconic first steps on the moon, he brought along a recording of Dvořák’s Symphony No. 9 “From the New World” to accompany him on his own new world journey. Inspired by his time in America, Dvořák drew upon Native American melodies and African American spirituals. The program also features Dutilleux’ shimmering cello concerto Tout un monde lointain, inspired by the poetry of French poet Charles Baudelaire.
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Rossini: Overture to William Tell
Dutilleux: Tout un monde lointain (A Whole Distant World) for Cello and Orchestra
Dvorák: Symphony No. 9 “From the New World”
GENERAL AGE GUIDELINE: Individuals ages five and older are welcome at this performance. Parents should ensure their children are able to sit quietly through the performance without disturbing others around them. No babes in arms will be admitted.
LATE SEATING POLICY: Late seating will be at an appropriate break in the concert, to be determined at a later date, or at intermission. More information on our late and re-entry policies is found here.