Leonidas Kavakos © Jan-Olav Wedin
Thu 28 Jan 2021 - Fri 29 Jan 2021

Dvořák’s Seventh

Leonidas Kavakos
28 Jan 2021
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29 Jan 2021

Program

conductor Leonidas Kavakos
Ligeti Concert Românesc | Haydn Symphony No. 82 ‘The Bear’ | Dvořák Symphony No. 7

An expectant melody that rises from the deepest regions of the orchestra: this is how Dvořák's masterly Seventh begins. ‘The theme came to me,’ the composer wrote, ‘when I saw the train from Hungary arriving at the station in Prague.’ Artist in Residence Leonidas Kavakos takes us with him on a long train journey: from the Romanian border, via Hungarian villages where bears dance, to the heart of Bohemia.

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