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Czech National Symphony Orchestra

Repertoire

Schubert
Symphony No. 8, ‘Unfinished’
Mozart
Violin Concerto No. 5
Dvořák
Symphony No. 8

Performers

Libor Pešek
conductor
Nicola Benedetti
violin

The Czech National Symphony Orchestra, an integral part of cultural life in Prague, returns to Cadogan Hall with its Czech conductor, Libor Pešek. The orchestra is joined by violinist Nicola Benedetti to perform Mozart’s exuberant Violin Concerto. A recent winner of the Classical BRIT Award for Young British Classical Performer, Nicola has captivated audiences and critics alike with her musicality and poise. The evening opens with Schubert’s dramatic ‘Unfinished’ Symphony, and ends with Dvořák’s bright Symphony No.8.

Free pre-concert music from 6.30pm in the Culford Room:
Schubert: Quartettsatz in C minor, D.703
(Lyrit Milgram, Hannah Tarley, Joshua Hayward, Anton Crayton)
Dvořák: Song selection
(Annie Fredriksson, mezzo & Jonathan Musgrave, piano)

Part of Zurich International Concert Series 2011-12

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  • Zurich
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