Dvořák’s Postcard “From The New World”

Dvořák’s Postcard “From The New World” Dvořák urged fellow-composers to seek inspiration in their own cultures, as he did in his bed Ninth, drawing on African- and Native American melodies he heard during his American sojourn (yet never forgetting the rhythms and colors of his native Bohemia). You’ll also hear exciting contemporary voices: African American … Read

Brahms & Gottschalk: An Opening Night Mix Tape

Brahms & Gottschalk: An Opening Night Tape   With Music Director Eric Jacobsen and the Orlando Philharmonic, Concertmaster Rimma Bergeron-Langlois executes the technical fireworks of Brahms’s exuberant Violin Concerto; and his Second Symphony dazzles with brasses ablaze in the finale. Woven in between, movements of Symphony No. 2 by American composer Louis Moreau Gottschalk … Read