Prokofiev And Dvorak.

Programme

  • Dukas The Sorcerer's Apprentice10′
  • Prokofiev Violin Concerto No. 226′
  • (20-minute interval at approx. 2.50pm)
  • Dvořák Symphony No. 836′
  • (This concert will end at approx. 4pm)

A musical magic spell, a dramatic violin concerto and a summery symphony to bring warmth and joy to a November day.

A quiet hymn, a flurry of birdsong, and Dvořák's Eighth Symphony springs into life. Filled with dance-rhythms, drama, and tune after glorious tune, this is music to bring a touch of Summer to a Winter's day. In the first half, we move from the childlike wonder of Dukas’ The Sorcerer’s Apprentice – a musical magic spell which will capture your imagination – to the pure drama of Prokofiev’s Second Violin Concerto. You’re going to need to hold on to your seats for this completely thrilling concert!

Photo: Clara-Jumi Kang © Marco Borggreve

WHERE HAVE I HEARD THIS BEFORE?

The soundtrack to magic spells that bring brooms and buckets to life, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice by Paul Dukas has been used in both of Disney’s Fantasia films (1940 and 1999).

LISTEN HERE


 

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