Week of September 7, 2009
From the 2009 BBC Proms, London
Budapest Festival Orchestra
Ivan Fischer, conductor
Leonidas Kavakos, violin
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PROKOFIEV: Overture on Hebrew Themes
BARTOK: Violin Concerto No. 2
DVORAK: Symphony No. 7
DVORAK: Slavic Dances #2, 6, 8, Op. 46 (Philips 464601)
Conductor Ivan Fischer's secret with an orchestra is to get his musicians to "play," as in, rediscover the childlike joy of making music with friends. The results are stunning, especially with the orchestra that Fischer founded himself.
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