Dvořák: Symphony No. 8

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Dvořák: Symphony No. 8

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Sunday, November 19, 2023

Time: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

A love of Bohemian folk music was the inspiration for Symphony No. 8 by Antonín Dvořák, written in recognition of his election to the Bohemian Academy of Science, Literature and Arts. The mood is cheerful and optimistic. Dvořák’s piece shares the stage with Victor Herbert’s Cello Concerto No. 2.
Herbert, best known for his score for Babes in Toyland, has created a piece filled with graceful melodies and a spirited finale you would expect from a master of operettas. This concert features the WSO’s Principal Cellist, Andrew McIntosh. This entrancing concert will brim with exuberance.

Robert Franz, conductor
Andrew McIntosh, cello

Victor Herbert: Concerto No.2 in E minor for Violoncello & Orchestra
Antonín Dvořák: Symphony No.8 in G major

This concert is 90 minutes. No intermission. Curtain Call Conversations take place after the concert.

Series Sponsor: Bill and Rochelle Tepperman

Curtain Call Conversations
Join the Maestro and guest artists for exclusive conversations on stage about performance, creative process, where inspiration comes from, how to prepare for a show, music composition, and more! This concert’s Curtain Call Conversation features WSO Principal Cellist, Andrew McIntosh.
Curtain Call Conversations take place between the Maestro and guest artist on stage, directly after a concert. Patron participation is encouraged. 

Renewals are now available for current subscribers.
New subscribers can purchase series packages beginning June 1st.
Single tickets go on sale August 8th.

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The Capitol Theatre
121 University Ave. W. Windsor ON N9A 5P4 Canada

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