Dvorak's Violin Concerto

The New York Philharmonic

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Dvorak's Violin Concerto

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Location

David Geffen Hall

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Price Range

$31-139

Duration

1 hour & 30 minutes with intermission

No Late Seating
Date & Times

25

May, 2017

Thursday, 7:30 PM

26

May, 2017

Friday, 2:00 PM

27

May, 2017

Saturday, 8:00 PM

Event Info

Spend Memorial Day weekend with the New York Philharmonic and Augustin Hadelich (“a virtuoso out of the Golden Age … a young artist with no evident limitations” — The New Yorker) as they perform Dvořák’s beloved Violin Concerto, evoking the composer’s Bohemian heritage through its rustic vitality, lyrical folk melodies, a melancholy dumka, and a dazzling furiant. Janáček’s fierce, colorful Taras Bulba crowns this all-Czech program.

Program

Dvořák

Violin Concerto

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Dvořák

Slavonic Dances, Op. 46, No. 1; Op. 72, No. 2; and Op. 72, No. 7

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Janáček

Taras Bulba, Rhapsody for Orchestra

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Artists

Jakub Hrůša

Conductor

Jakub Hrůša

Conductor

Jakub Hrusa

Conductor

Born in the Czech Republic, Jakub Hrůša is chief conductor of the Bamberg Symphony, principal guest conductor of the Philharmonia Orchestra, and principal guest conductor of the Czech Philharmonic. A frequent guest with many of the world’s greatest orchestras, he enjoys close relationships with Amsterdam’s Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Orchestra della Accademia nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre philharmonique de Radio France, The Cleveland Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra. In the 2018–19 season he will make debuts with the Berlin Philharmonic, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre de Paris, and Tokyo’s NHK Symphony.

Mr. Hrůša has collaborated with leading soloists, including Behzod Abduraimov, Piotr Anderszewski, Leif Ove Andsnes, Lisa Batiashvili, Jonathan Biss, Yefim Bronfman, Rudolf Buchbinder, Isabelle Faust, Bernarda Fink, Julia Fischer, Vilde Frang, Sol Gabetta, Christian Gerhaher, Kirill Gerstein, Karen Gomyo, Augustin Hadelich, Hilary Hahn, Alina Ibragimova, Janine Jansen, Karita Mattila, Leonidas Kavakos, Sergey Khachatryan, Lang Lang, Igor Levit, Jan Lisiecki, Albrecht Mayer, Johannes Moser, Viktoria Mullova, Anne Sofie Mutter, Kristine Opolais, Stephanie d’Oustrac. Olga Peretyatko, Jean-Guihen Queyras, Josef Špaček, Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Daniil Trifonov, Simon Trpčeski, Mitsuko Uchida, Klaus Florian Vogt, Yuja Wang, Frank Peter Zimmermann, and Nikolaj Znaider.

A regular guest with Glyndebourne Festival and music director of Glyndebourne On Tour for three years, he has conducted Barber’s Vanessa, Janáček’s The Cunning Little Vixen, Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream and The Turn of the Screw, Bizet’s Carmen, Mozart’s Don Giovanni, and Puccini’s La bohème. He has led productions for the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (Carmen), Vienna Staatsoper (Janáček’s The Makropulos Case), Opéra national de Paris (Dvořák’s Rusalka and Lehár’s The Merry Widow), and Frankfurt Opera (Puccini’s Il trittico).

Recent recordings include Smetana’s Má vlast with the Bamberg Symphony (Tudor), and Bartók’s and Kodály’s Concertos for Orchestra with RSB Berlin (Pentatone). He has also recorded Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique, Richard Strauss’s An Alpine Symphony, and Suk’s Asrael Symphony with the Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra (Octavia Records); violin concertos by Tchaikovsky and Bruch with Nicola Benedetti and the Czech Philharmonic (Universal); and nine discs of Czech repertoire with PKF-Prague Philharmonia, where he was music director from 2009 to 2015 (Pentatone and Supraphon).

Jakub Hrůša studied conducting at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague, where his teachers included Jiří Bělohlávek. He is president of the International Martinů Circle and The Dvořák Society, and in 2015 was the inaugural recipient of the Sir Charles Mackerras Prize.

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Augustin Hadelich

Violin

Augustin Hadelich

Violin

Augustin Hadelich

Violin

Augustin Hadelich has firmly established himself as one of today’s great violinists. Showcasing a wide-ranging and adventurous repertoire, he is consistently cited for his phenomenal technique, soulful approach, and beauty of tone. Highlights of his 2019–20 season include his The Cleveland Orchestra debut at Severance Hall, as well as returns to the Boston Symphony Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl, and the Detroit, Houston, Minnesota, Montréal, Pittsburgh, and Seattle symphony orchestras.

His recent international performances include a stunning debut with the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra in Munich, the BBC Philharmonic (Manchester), BBC Symphony Orchestra (London), Amsterdam’s Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Danish National Symphony, Finnish Radio Orchestra, Hong Kong Philharmonic, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Mozarteum Orchestra (Salzburg), Netherlands Philharmonic, Norwegian Radio Orchestra, NHK Symphony (Tokyo), Royal Scottish National Orchestra, São Paulo Symphony, and Seoul Philharmonic, as well as the Cologne, Frankfurt, Saarbrücken, and Stuttgart radio orchestras and a tour of New Zealand with Edo de Waart.

An active recording artist, in addition to his Grammy Award–winning CD of Dutilleux’s L’Arbre des songes, he has also recorded concerts by Thomas Adès, Mendelssohn, Sibelius, and Tchaikovsky as well as Bartók’s Concerto No. 2 and Lalo’s Symphonie espagnole. A disc of the Brahms Violin Concerto (featuring Mr. Hadelich’s own cadenza) and the Ligeti Concerto (with Thomas Adès’s cadenza) will be released in the near future.

Augustin Hadelich’s career took off when he won the Gold Medal at the 2006 International Violin Competition of Indianapolis. He has since garnered an impressive list of honors, including a Borletti-Buitoni Trust Fellowship in the UK (2011), the inaugural Warner Music Prize (2015), and Musical America’s Instrumentalist of the Year in 2018.

Mr. Hadelich plays the 1723 “Ex-Kiesewetter” Stradivari violin, on loan from Clement and Karen Arrison through the Stradivari Society of Chicago.

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Special Thanks

Jakub Hrůša’s debut with the New York Philharmonic is made possible by the Kurt Masur Fund for the Philharmonic, an endowment fund created to honor the accomplishments of the Philharmonic’s Music Director Emeritus, Kurt Masur.

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