English Symphony Orchestra 2022
SchumannOverture from Manfred, Op.115
TchaikovskyViolin Concerto in D, Op.35
DvorakSymphony No.9 in E minor, Op.95 – ‘From The New World’
Could tonight’s highlight be the first half combination of the 19th century’s most underrated genius – a master of harmonic structure – and the dramatic overture to his tone poem based on Byron’s Manfred, from the final year of his short life, coupled with one of the best-loved of violin concertos, with its sombre Andante and resonantly Russian finale? Or is it one of the most popular symphonies in the entire canon, inspired – and so obviously and infectiously infused – by Dvorak’s travels and immersion in American culture, complete with its immortal second movement oboe theme and the power and pathos of the brass-led anthems of its outer movements? There’s only one way to decide…
Pre-Concert Talk (6.30pm to 7pm): Free entry using your ticket for the concert.
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Part of the 2021-22 Cheltenham Concert Series.
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