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Dvořák Eight

13 Oct 2022 | 19:30 | Sheldonian Theatre, Broad Street

Schubert Rondo for Violin and Strings, D. 438
Mozart Sinfonia Concertante for Four Winds in E flat major, K. 297b
Dvořák Symphony No. 8 in G major, Op. 88

Alejandro Carreño violin
Clara Dent oboe
Laura Ruiz Ferreres clarinet
Bence Bogányi bassoon
Radek Baborák horn
Marios Papadopoulos conductor

In his symphony No. 8, Antonin Dvořák captured his delight to be alive - his sheer enchantment in the face of existence. Surely the most blissful symphony the Czech composer wrote, it is a work overflowing with joyous fanfares and the beauty of the natural world. In the atmospheric surroundings of Oxford's own Sheldonian Theatre, Marios Papadopoulos conducts the symphony here after music from the first Viennese School, featuring the Orchestra's outstanding principal wind players, that doesn't so much revel in happiness as appear to touch the heavens.

Dvořák Eight

13 Oct 2022

Tickets: £15, £28, £38, £48
(Students from £5)
Duration: 125 min
Venue: Sheldonian Theatre, Broad Street