The spirit of folk-music is at the heart of Homeland - with the music of the great Bohemian composer Antonín Dvorák at the core of this series. The music of the people; folk music’s ubiquitous influence is present throughout. The impetus of different composers’ creative energies drive this musical journey, connecting us to past and future generations. From us to you, join us in this ever-evolving genre, with powerful narration of human expressions and experiences through the universal language of music.
Homeland 3 – Dumky
The future and past collide as the melodies of the past shape the music of the 20th century by Vítězslav Novák, Ernest Bloch, and Frank Martin. A new work by celebrated NZ composer Ross Harris before we embark upon the joy and nostalgia of Dvorak’s famous “Dumky” Trio.
Vitĕzslav Novák (Czech) Piano Trio No. 2, Quasi una ballata
Ernest Bloch (Swiss-American) Three Nocturnes
Frank Martin (Swiss) Trio sur des mélodies populaires irlandaises
Ross Harris (NZ) New commission “Prendre ses rêves pour des realitiés”
Antonín Dvořák (Czech) Piano Trio No. 4 in E minor, Op. 90 ‘Dumky’