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Dvořák, Walker + Haydn


November 6, 2020
December 20, 2020
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Available November 5 – December 20, 2020

Ward Stare, conductor

DVOŘÁK Serenade for Winds in D minor
WALKER Lyric for Strings
HAYDN Symphony No. 45 in F-sharp minor, “Farewell”

Dvořák’s Serenade for Winds in D minor evokes the old-world atmosphere of music performed in the courts of the Rococo period. The first African-American to win the Pulitzer Prize, George Walker’s Lyric for Strings blends lush harmonies with stark solo passages to create a dramatic and moving composition. Haydn’s “Farewell” Symphony concludes the program, a composition written as an appeal from court musicians to return their loved ones, with a surprising ending you don’t want to miss!


Dvořák, Walker + Haydn is made possible with the generous support of our proud sponsors:

Pace Family Fund

Eggers Family Charitable Foundation
Christine M. Colucci