Chamber Music Series: Jazz Folk—Music of Coleridge-Taylor & Dvořák

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Discover unique chamber works that pulse with undertones of jazz and folk. Dvořák’s spirited String Sextet blends elegant Viennese lyricism with fiery Bohemian folk rhythms. An instant success, this piece solidified Dvořák as a world-renowned master. Written in 1895—yet not premiered until 1973—the lush melodies and folk idioms of English-Sierra Leone-Creole composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor’s Clarinet Quintet are rumored to have been inspired by Dvořák, while the jaunty rhythms of André Previn’s Trio make apparent why this incredibly dynamic artist/composer/conductor was a best-selling jazz pianist during the 1950s.


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  1. Sun, Sep 29, 2019 at 2:00pm

    Davies Symphony Hall

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