Features Overview

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HOLIDAY CAROLING AND SING-ALONG

On Sunday, December 10th, 2017, the Dvořák American Heritage Association presented a festive, sing-along musical celebration featuring traditional Czech carols.   

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BERNSTEIN, DVOŘÁK AND AMERICAN MUSIC

Noted musicologist Michael Beckerman looked closely at Leonard Bernstein's views of Antonín Dvořák’s “New World” Symphony in a lecture on Sunday, October 29th, 2017.

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DVOŘÁK: THE CHAMBER MUSIC SURVEY

DAHA’s concert of Sunday, September 24th 2017, ended with a standing ovation for the            superb New York Philharmonic musicians and friends.                                                     

EXPLORING DVOŘÁK’S AMERICAN EXPERIENCE AND MORE

On the eve of Antonín Dvořák’s birthday, DAHA celebrated the 125th Anniversary of the great composer's arrival in America with a large and enthusiastic audience.

ORCHESTRAL MASTERWORK: DVOŘÁK’S CELLO CONCERTO

On March 26, 2017, the Aaron Copland School of Music Orchestra returned to the Bohemian National Hall for a performance of Antonín Dvořák’s world-famous “Cello Concerto” under the baton of Maestro Maurice Peress.  Featuring renowned cellist Marcy Rosen.

Lecture: Tristan Und Rusalka

Many Dvořák admirers  joined DAHA and Czech Center New York  on Wednesday, February 15th for a lecture by musicologist Michael Beckerman exploring Rusalka’s deeper meanings, presented as part of the month-long celebration of Antonín Dvořák's opera Rusalka in New York. 

DVOŘÁK: THEMES FROM THE NEW WORLD

In a sold-out evening concert on June 1st celebrating the New York Philharmonic’s New World Initiative, Antonín Dvořák’s Largo and instrumental variations on “Goin’ Home” played a major role.

DVOŘÁK AND BLACK MUSIC, 1893 TO THE PRESENT

On Sunday, February 26th, DAHA presented a panel discussion for Black History Month in which distinguished scholars and musicians explored the social and aesthetic history and outcomes of Dvořák’s significant connections with the late 19th century African-American community

Celebrating Dvořák and His Circle

On Sunday, October 23rd, Antonín Dvořák’s 175th Anniversary festivities continued with an all-Czech lecture-performance of works by Smetana, Dvořák, Janáček ,and Suk featuring the violin-piano ensemble G-sharp Duo, with Emilie-Anne Gendron on Violin and Yelena Grinberg on piano.

DAHA'S ANNUAL SPRING MUSICALE

The tradition of Sunday afternoon musicales in the late 19th century continued on May 7th as the spirited ArtsAhimsa ensemble with violinist Laura Jean Goldberg returned for its seventh season.

MYTHIC BOHEMIA: DVOŘÁK’S VILLA AND LAKE RUSALKA

As part of the Rusalka Celebration in the Bohemian National Hall, this special Dvořák Room presentation explored Antonín Dvořák’s beloved country house at Vysoká and its scenic surroundings in recent photographs by noted Czech photographer Eva Heyd.  

Dvořák: The Chamber Music Survey

Marking the 175th Anniversaries of both Antonín Dvořák and the New York Philharmonic, DAHA launched a multi-year concert series presenting all of Dvořák’s chamber works on Sunday, September 18th.  This event featured New York Philharmonic musicians and friends