Dvořák Discovery – Fort Collins Symphony
Feb 03417 West Magnolia Street, Fort Collins, CO
Discover the roots of American classical music with "Dvořák Discovery." Dvorak’s beloved 9th Symphony, “From the New World” is full of uplifting melodies and beautiful harmonies. Because of its unique structure and influences from American folk music, it is considered one of the most important American symphonies. Then, violinist and Colorado Symphony Concertmaster Yumi Hwang-Williams will take you on an exhilarating journey with Dvořák’s Violin Concerto. Finally, capture this opportunity to hear Florence Price’s Ethiopia’s Shadow in America, a work that traces the journey of slaves brought to the United States and stands as an inspiring testament to the resilience of the human spirit. “Maestro’s Musings” lecture at 6:30, included with ticket purchase.