Spanish Flamenco Festival
John Axelrod, conductor
Griset Damas, flamenco dancer
Turina: Danzas fantásticas
Falla: La Vida Breve: Danse Espagnole No. 1
Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 “From the New World”
The Columbus Symphony returns to the newly renovated Palace Theatre in a concert featuring flamenco star Griset Damas and American conductor John Axelrod, who join forces in music inspired by adventure and Spanish exoticism. Dvořák’s richly melodic New World Symphony enchants with its rhythmic vitality.
Prelude: a discussion with guest conductor John Axelrod and Jeremy Glazier, Professor of English, Ohio Dominican University