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Czech National Philharmonic Orchestra of Moravia

Czech melodies and rhythms will soar throughout the Foellinger Great Hall when the Czech National Philharmonic Orchestra of Moravia arrives on its debut US tour, featuring the music of Antonín Dvořák and Bedřic Smetana. The program opens with Smetana's brilliant overture to his opera The Bartered Bride, a pillar of the 19th century opera repertoire; Dvořák's beloved Violin Concerto and his monumental Symphony No. 7 complete the program. Based in Moravia's historic capital Olomouc, the orchestra is one of the Czech Republic's oldest and is renowned for its interpretations of the classics of Czech national music culture. Under the leadership of chief conductor Zsolt Hamar and principal guest conductor Christian Knüsel, the orchestra has been the vibrant center of musical activity in the region, and is widely celebrated for its annual Dvořák Olomouc Festival.  


Bedřich Smetana: Overture to The Bartered Bride
Antonín Dvořák: Violin Concerto in A minor Op. 53


Antonín Dvořák: Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op. 70

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Event Details

Foellinger Great Hall
Su Feb 16, 2025 - 3:00pm CT

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