Miami Beach s New World Symphony is among a growing number of orchestras that are collaborating with video artists to create immersive, multisensory arrangements that reimagine the traditional concert-hall experience. See an excerpt from three recent performances. Photo: New World Symphony.
Organizers of the Belgian concert music festival B-Classic created a video showing dancers bump and grind to Dvo k's New World Symphony to draw attention to concert music. Jen Markham explains.
Inspired by American dreams and legends, Dvo k created some of his greatest works while living in the United States; above all, the New World Symphony. This program will investigate the multiple stories and influences Native American, African-American, and Czech that Dvo k transformed in his most forward-looking symphony.
Watch Broadway's Judy Blazer as Bessie Thomashefsky and Shuler Hensley as Boris Thomashefsky re-create early Yiddish Theater. Recorded in April 2011 at the Frank Gehry-designed New World Center, The Thomashefskys is written and hosted by Michael Tilson Thomas and stars Blazer and Hensley with Ronit Widmann-Levy and Eugene Brancoveanu and the New World Symphony.
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