Weekend Wanderings: Dvorak’s New World Symphony

McGee Travel Tales

Before Christmas Keltin and I went to see a performance by the Dallas Symphony Orchestra: John William’s Christmas. Having loved it so much we decided that we needed to go to some more shows at the Meyerson. The first of which was Dvorak’s New World Symphony. Of course the NewWorldSymphony is not the only thing preformed.

Before taking our seats in the performance hall there was a Performance Prelude in the main lobby. The short performance was by the Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy Glee Club and they sang a cappella. And sounded quite wonderful.

The Dallas Symphony performed three pieces and I loved all of them. Each movement reminded me of different thing.

We had awesome seats.

The first piece performed was Orawa by Kilar and the whole piece was strings and performed beautify. It brought to mind horses running on a beach with manes and tails flowing…

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