Jakub Hrůša, Conductor
Joélle Harvey soprano
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Coleridge-Taylor: Ballade in A Minor
Barber: Knoxville: Summer of 1915
Dvořák: Symphony No. 6
Jakub Hrůša conducts a joyful portrait of his Czech homeland in Dvořák’s folk-infused Sixth Symphony. Radiant soprano Joélle Harvey makes her CSO debut in Barber’s nostalgic recollection of small-town America. Opening the program is Coleridge-Taylor’s 1898 breakthrough score, the rhapsodic Ballade.