From the New World

January 28 – 29, 1994

Country of Origin United States
Description Evoking America in the 1890s, a period of bold adventure and dramatic change, Dennis Russell Davis conducts Dvorak's New World Symphony. Influenced by sources as varied as Longfellow's Hiawatha and African American spirituals, Dvorak's musical idiom inspired a generation of American composers.

Post-concert interactive presentation: Robert Winter on Dvorak in America.
Identifier 1994s.01258