May 23, 2013 to May 25, 2013
Eastern Europe comes alive in Janáček’s Sinfonietta, a festive work with a stunning opening brass fanfare that includes 12 trumpets. A folk ethos likewise infuses the music of Enescu and Dvořák; the latter credited Brahms with the success of his career, as the elder composer encouraged him greatly. The famous Violin Concerto of Brahms is performed by the incomparable Gil Shaham.
The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
Sponsor: The Philadelphia Orchestra
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