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Prague Symphony Orchestra

Repertoire

Smetana
Má vlast – Šárka
Beethoven
Violin Concerto
Dvořák
Symphony No. 9 (From the New World)

Performers

Chloë Hanslip
violin
Pietari Inkinen
conductor

Founded in 1934 the official Prague Symphony Orchestra celebrated its 80th anniversary in 2014. Tonight it is led by newly appointed and highly acclaimed Chief Conductor Pietari Inkinen, Music Director of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra and Principal Guest Conductor of the Japan Philharmonic Orchestra.

We welcome back BRIT Award-winning Chloë Hanslip to our series who reviewers said ‘gave a wonderful blend of ice and fire’ and played with ‘glorious swoops and luscious timbre’ when she appeared at Cadogan Hall with Bern Symphony Orchestra in April 2015. Chloë plays Beethoven’s only Violin Concerto, lauded as a masterpiece of tenderness and serenity.

To end the evening, the orchestra plays one of the most popular symphonies of all time – Dvořák’s Ninth Symphony, From the New World.

Part of Zurich International Orchestra Series 2015-16

Part of Zurich International Orchestra Series 2015‑16

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