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Love and longing in Dvorák’s Cello Concerto

In advance of our upcoming concert on 2 May, From Hollywood to New York, at Cadogan Hall, we’ve taken a closer look at Dvořák’s ever-popular Cello Concerto, which we perform alongside the fantastic YCAT artist, Michael Petrov.

DVORAK homesick longing

Dvořák wrote his Cello Concerto during his three-year residency in America. Bittersweet and melancholic, the work is infused with his homesick longing for his Czech homeland just like his New World symphony.

Dvorak an expression of love

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