Classical Concert Series
Dvorák Symphony No. 7
Sunday, March 22, 2009 at 3:00 p.m.
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Marin Alsop, conductor
Lukas Vondracek, piano
Piano Concerto No. 1
Symphony No. 7
Stirred by Brahms' Third Symphony, Dvorák vowed to make his Seventh a piece "capable of moving the world." The resulting Symphony in D Minor explores moods of tragedy and pastoral reflection. Considered by some to be Dvorák's greatest symphony, it is paired with the composer's lilting, cheerful
Scherzo capriccioso. Both works provide a striking contrast with the poetic restraint of Chopin's First Piano Concerto.
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