Concert Saturday 26th January 2013 at 19:45

Antonin Dvořák

Antonin Dvořák

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Suk Fairy Tales Speaker symbol

Mahler Rückert Lieder Speaker symbol
    Baritone
Laurence Meikle

Dvořák Symphony No. 7 Speaker symbol

Suk’s Fairy Tale is a colourful suite of four movements drawn from music he wrote for a theatre piece. Mahler’s set of five songs, based on poems by Friedrich Rückert, share a mood of intimacy and quiet withdrawal. The Seventh Symphony, dramatic and darkly passionate and expressing the defiance of the underdog, is perhaps Dvořák’s greatest.