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Dvořák 7 & Ives 1

Thu / Feb 20, 2020 - 8:00PM

Dudamel launches his unexpected pairing of composers who drew on vernacular music.

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About this Performance

Revealing unpredictable connections between the two composers, Dudamel’s unexpected pairing of symphonies by Ives and Dvořák begins here with each man showing us new ways to view vernacular music in a symphonic context.

Concerts in the Thursday 2 subscription series are generously supported by the Otis Booth Foundation.

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FEB 20 – MAR 3 • 4 PROGRAMS, 2 EVENTS

Dudamel Explores Dvořák & Ives

On paper, Antonín Dvorák and Charles Ives couldn’t be more different. An immigrant with perspective on the melting pot and a radical homegrown maverick – each represents a part of the larger American story, and both composers drew on that experience in trying to define what makes American music American. Experience all four symphonies by Ives, in league with Dvořák’s masterful final three symphonies in this 2019/20 festival led by Dudamel with the Los Angeles Philharmonic.