Philharmonia Orchestra - Free Tickets
“Play me some village music” said Antonín Dvorák, when he returned to his home, deep in the Czech countryside. “That’s what I like!” And although he went on to conquer the musical world, Dvorák never forgot his humble roots – or his ear for a good tune. Tonight, Paavo Järvi and the Philharmonia Orchestra present a complete portrait of this most lovable of composers.
We’ll hear him making the world shake, in his grand and stormy Seventh Symphony – the sound of a nation finding its voice. Some say it’s his masterpiece; others might choose his Cello Concerto: music of delirious passion and heart-melting beauty, written by a lifelong romantic a long way from home, and performed tonight by Gautier Capuçon.
But, tonight, you’ll get to hear them both, plus the joyous Carnival overture – launching us on our way in an ear-tingling explosion of pure, unstoppable fun!
Wednesday 31 January 2018
19:30 - 21:00
Warwick Arts Centre
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