Basingstoke Symphony Orchestra String Workshop
Saturday 12th May 10.00am - 3.30pm
Brahms Academic Festival Overture
Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No 1 in B flat minor
Dvorak Symphony No 8
This promises to be a spectactular summer concert, featuring many popular works including Brahms, Tchaikovsky and Dvorak's famous symphony No.8.
The Symphony No. 8 in G major, Op. 88, B. 163, was composed and orchestrated by Antonín Dvořák within the two-and-a-half-month period from August 26 to November 8 1889 in Vysoká u Příbrami,Bohemia. The score was dedicated: "To the Bohemian Academy of Emperor Franz Joseph for the Encouragement of Arts and Literature, in thanks for my election." Dvořák conducted the premiere in Prague on February 2,1890.