Saturday 15th May 2004

Franck Le Chasseur Maudit

Bruch Scottish Fantasy

Dvořák Symphony No. 9 From the New World opus 95 in E minor

Antonin Dvorak

Franck vividly depicts an “accursed huntsman” who is damned because he goes hunting on a Sunday. The ‘Scottish Fantasy’ is Bruch’s “other” great work with solo violin, and incorporates portions of Scottish folk tunes in each of its four movements. To finish our season we celebrate the centenary of Dvorák’s death in the best possible way, by performing the ‘New World’, his most famous and popular composition.