Dvořák’s Cello Concerto & Schumann Symphony No.2
October 17-20 | 2019
MAREK JANOWSKI CONDUCTS
WOLFGANG EMANUEL SCHMIDT CELLO
Symphony No. 2
“Romancing the cello”… that sums up Dvořák’s cello concerto, considered the greatest ever composed for the instrument. A work of symphonic grandeur and passion, it memorializes a girl he loved but lost with a melody from one of his own songs played in the ethereal high register of the cello. In Schumann’s Symphony, listen for the romantic third movement — with strings singing of yearning — and follow its musical path from darkness to light.
Of Janowski “The results were comparable to what a master restorer of vintage paintings would achieve through his art. Centuries of grime and yellowed varnish were removed, revealing the original colors in all their pristine glory.”
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