CELEBRATING DVORÁK WITH PAVEL ŠPORCL

Saturday the 26th January 2019   7.45pm

Pre-concert talk at 6:45
Dvořák – Slavonic Dances (selected)
Dvořák – Violin Concerto
Pavel Šporcl – Violin
Dvořák – Symphony No. 8

Join Kenneth Woods and the ESO for the celebration of the greatest of all Czech composers with today’s most popular and distinguished Czech violin virtuoso, Pavel Šporcl. Šporcl’s recording of his countryman’s concerto has been hailed by Gramophone as “…a warmly idiomatic reading…tonal variety and expressiveness….magnetic.”

CELEBRATION OF DVORÁK IN TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Sunday the 27th January 2019 at  3:00pm

Dvořák – Slavonic Dances (selected)
Dvořák – Violin Concerto
Pavel Šporcl – Violin
Dvořák – Symphony No. 8

Join Kenneth Woods and the ESO for the celebration of the greatest of all Czech composers with today’s distinguished Czech violin virtuoso, Pavel Šporcl. Šporcl’s recording of his countryman’s concerto has been hailed by Gramophone as “…a warmly idiomatic reading…tonal variety and expressiveness….magnetic.”

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Kenneth Woods’ symphonic orchestration of Brahms’ lyrical Piano Quartet in A major
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New CD
Concertos for Trumpet and Violin by Philip Sawyers

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