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1st Sunday & Monday Museumsconcerts

Johns Adams (*1947) Slonimsky's Earbox

Samuel Barber (1910–1981) Violin concerto op.14

Antonín Dvořák (1841–1904) Symphony Nr 9 in e minor op.95 New World Symphony

Sophia Jaffé violin
Thomas Guggeis conductor


Dvořák was inspired to compose his famous New World symphony, »American« E flat string quartet andTe Deum after living in the USA for thirty years. American composers didn't really come into their own until the 20th century, even Samuel Barber's violin concerto is strongly influenced by late European romantic music, while John Adams can be regarded as the voice of America in contemporary music.