DVOŘÁK IN AMERICA AND THE NEW WORLD SYMPHONY

Event details

  • Sunday | 15th November, 2015
  • 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
  • First Presbyterian Church
    540 William Hilton Parkway
    Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
  • 843-842-2055
  • John Morris Russell
    Conductor

The New World Symphony was one of the greatest public triumphs of Dvořák’s career and one of the most popular of all symphonies. Dvořák was influenced not only by music he had heard, but by what he had seen in America. Neil Armstrong took a recording of the New World Symphony to the Moon in 1969.

Sousa Washington Post March
Foster/Dvořák Old Folks at Home
Burleigh Didn’t it Rain
W. M. Cook Swing Along
Dvořák Symphony No. 9 “from the New World”