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Dvořák American Heritage Association
June 1, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree
June 1, 7:00 – 9:00 PM Free Admission. Reservations required. Please click here to RSVP.
Antonín Dvořák’s popular Humoresques and variations on “Goin’ Home” will be presented by outstanding musicians in a special DAHA celebration of the New York Philharmonic’s New World Initiative. The Juilliard School’s Traveling Sounds chamber music ensemble will in addition perform Dvořák’s beloved Piano Quintet in A Major. Featured musicians:
Juilliard pianist and tenor Ruobing Zhang playing selected Humoresques and singing “Goin Home.”
Melodia Women’s Choir in an all-female sung version of the Largo from the “New World” Symphony.
The Borough of Manhattan Community College Select Chorus in an original arrangement of “Goin’ Home” by Eunho Kim.
Juilliard cellist Yu Yu Liu in a cello arrangement of “Goin’ Home.”
Young musicians from Juilliard playing the first movement of Dvořák’s String Quartet.
Readings from Josef Kovařik’s Three Years with the Maestro: An American Remembers Antonín Dvořák by actor Vit Hořejš and Majda Kallab Whitaker of DAHA.
DAHA Performance Ensemble organized by violinist Laura Jean Goldberg.
Presented by the Dvořák American Heritage Association in collaboration with the New York Philharmonic New World Initiative, Czech Center New York, and the Consulate General of the Czech Republic. Supported by the Bohemian Benevolent & Literary Association. Traveling Sounds musicians supported by Noree Performing Arts. DAHA website: www.dvoraknyc.org