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Dvorák Symphony No. 8

Before his departure to the “new world”, America, Antonín Dvorák composed his life-affirming Eighth Symphony. This nature-inspired music, filled with joy and effervescent energy, is interpreted here by the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra and Sakari Oramo.

Antonín Dvorák had enormous international successes in his life and crowned his career with an appointment as a professor of composition in New York. Despite so much success, he retained his down-to-earth attitude towards his life and art. Perhaps this was due to being raised as a butcher’s son in the little Bohemian village of Nelahozeves.

According to tradition, he should have followed in his father’s footsteps. But it was not to be. And everyone who loves his music can be grateful for that. But the countryside was an ever-present source of inspiration, which is particularly evident in the Eighth Symphony, which emerged during long walks through the forest and fields. In this concert, the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra and its Chief Conductor Sakari Oramo take us out into Dvorák’s inviting musical landscape. 

  • The music

  • Antonín Dvorák Symphony No. 8
  • Participants

  • Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sakari Oramo conductor

About the video

  • Filmed in June 2016.
  • The video is approximately 39 minutes.

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Genre: Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra

Dvorák Symphony No. 8

Before his departure to the “new world”, America, Antonín Dvorák composed his life-affirming Eighth Symphony. This nature-inspired music, filled with joy and effervescent energy, is interpreted here by the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra and Sakari Oramo.

About the video

  • Filmed in June 2016.
  • The video is approximately 39 minutes.

Antonín Dvorák had enormous international successes in his life and crowned his career with an appointment as a professor of composition in New York. Despite so much success, he retained his down-to-earth attitude towards his life and art. Perhaps this was due to being raised as a butcher’s son in the little Bohemian village of Nelahozeves.

According to tradition, he should have followed in his father’s footsteps. But it was not to be. And everyone who loves his music can be grateful for that. But the countryside was an ever-present source of inspiration, which is particularly evident in the Eighth Symphony, which emerged during long walks through the forest and fields. In this concert, the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra and its Chief Conductor Sakari Oramo take us out into Dvorák’s inviting musical landscape. 

  • The music

  • Antonín Dvorák Symphony No. 8
  • Participants

  • Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sakari Oramo conductor

Watch in our app

The Konserthuset Play app makes it easier to experience music on your phone or tablet – or on a big screen! Read more

FAQ about Konserthuset Play

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Konserthuset Stockholm’s fundraising for the UNHCR – support the Ukrainian people

All donations are passed on in full to the UNHCR and the Ukrainian people. Use Swish number 123 408 85 63 or make your donation via our booking system. Warm thanks!

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