Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904)

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Nationality

Bohemian

Famous Works Involving Orchestra

Symphony No. 9 “From a New World”, Slavonic Dance in E minor

Fun Facts

  • Dvořák had a passionate interest in folk music and folklore.
  • His Slavonic Dances for piano duet were so popular that the sheet music sold out in a day!
  • Dvořák had an obsession with trains. His love of trains started at a young age when he witnessed the construction of a railway near his village.

Get to know Dvořák in this video by Columbus Symphony Violinist Mary Jean Petrucci!

Upcoming Columbus Symphony Concerts Featuring Dvořák’s Music

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