Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904)
Famous Works Involving Orchestra
Symphony No. 9 “From a New World”, Slavonic Dance in E minor
- 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