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Dvoraks Eight Symphony is one of the most famous creations by the legendary Antonin Dvorak. Well over a century old, this classical music masterpiece was different to even the works that were being created during the late 1800's. A lot of work that was being done during that era was serious whereas Dvoraks Eight Symphony contained a lot of happiness and optimism. It is about to come to life once again and if you are a fan of symphonies, then this is what you need to listen to. Book your Dvoraks Eight Symphony tickets and get ready to be mesmerized.
Antonin Dvorak was a Czech composer who is recognized by many to be among the all time greats. He learned to play the violin when he got enrolled into a primary school in 1847. He began to learn German aged thirteen. Dvorak didn't stop there and started to learn how to play organ and piano as well.
Dvorak started to perform in different places around Prague by the time 1858 rolled into town with Karel Komzak and his orchestra. He went to work on his first string quartet in 1862. He didn't get too much recognition in the beginning but things began to change soon afterwards.
In 1872, Dvorak's Piano Quintet in A major, Op. 5 made its debut in the city of Prague. Next year saw the performance of “The Heirs of the White Mountain” to quite a lot of acclaim from the audience. Dvorak was generating headlines in Prague but he was still a bit of an unknown commodity beyond the city limits.
Dvorak took part in the Austrian State Prize and won the competition. He once again entered the same competition in 1877 and won it for the second time. Johannes Brahms and Eduard Hanslick were among the two judges on the panel and they decided to take his Dvorak's work abroad. Simrock, Brahm's publisher published some of his work to great acclaim. Dvorak's sent Simrock the Slavonic Dances to played on two pianos and then in its orchestral version. Both were met with huge acclaim.
Dvorak's music was being played in USA and Europe and his symphonies started to get a lot of recognition. Dvoraks Eight Symphony was in G major and was composed in 1889. It was composed at the Vysoká u Príbrame, and marked his entrance into the prestigious Bohemian Academy of Science, Literature and Arts.
It was Antonin Dvorak himself who conducted the premiere in the city where it all began, Prague on 2nd February, 1890. It had taken him around two and a half months to compose the symphony between August and November of the year 1889. While its predecessor Symphony No. 7 was based on strong romance, Symphony No. 8 called an entirely different tune. It was cheerful and full of optimism that gave it a different slant to most of the work that was being done during that time.
Dvoraks Eight Symphony came as a breath of fresh air and it was inspired by the folk music from Bohemian. It was something that Dvorak had always loved and his fascination showed in his Symphony No. 8. It began to be performed in all parts of the globe in no time. The Royal Philharmonic Society performed it and Hans Richter made sure that Dvoraks Eight Symphony was performed in Vienna as well as London.
This brilliant symphony has transcended centuries and generations to remain one of the most frequently performed symphonies by Antonin Dvorak. It has been performed by the biggest names in classical music for over a century and another chapter is about to be written in the legacy. Dvoraks Eight Symphony is special, otherwise it would have just remained confined to history books as something he just created. The fact it has been revived and performed on such a frequent basis goes to show how much it is revered by people who are into classical music.
This is your chance to book Dvoraks Eight Symphony tickets and enjoy the magic of an epic creation by one of the biggest names in classical music history.