About this work...
Dvorák's Symphony No. 5 owes its genesis to a fortuitous series of events in the composer's life. At age 32, his lady friend informed him that she was pregnant, and the two were hastily married; having poor financial prospects, Dvorák did what any penniless composer of today would do: he applied for a grant. He submitt... read more
Curated by Anna Lachegyi, Viola da gamba player and Cellist