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Antonin Dvořák’s Symphony No. 9 in E minor "From the New World"

The second part of On Air’s 2021 Classical Series saw Johannes Vogel and the Synchron Stage Orchestra’s performance of Antonin Dvořák’s Symphony No. 9 in E minor. That full performance is available to watch now On Demand in 4K UHD with Dolby Atmos technology.

Captured in Vienna’s state-of-the-art Synchron Stage recording facility, and performed by the 60-piece Synchron Stage Orchestra (40 strings, 9 woodwind, 9 brass, 2 percussion), Dvořák’s New World Symphony is one of the most famous works in classical music history.  Filled with the spirit of modernism whilst also paying homage to tradition, it fizzes with hope and joy, and is uplifting throughout.

The 2021 Classical Series also saw performances of Johannes Brahms’ Symphony No. 4 in E minor (available to watch On Demand) and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Symphony No. 41 in C major (Jupiter Symphony) (available to watch On Demand).

Speaking about the performances, Johannes Vogel said: “These symphonies are linked as they are the last and most famous symphonies written by their composers. They also each ring with hope, which is exactly what we need in the ongoing crisis. I have chosen these symphonies as they each show us the remarkable capabilities of the human mind; what we can achieve through our creativity and positivity to make the world a better place to live in. There are always ways to shape how we live despite our circumstances, and music has the power to provide the light, clarity, and insight that is needed to help us move forward.”

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About Johannes Vogel

Johannes Vogel was born in 1967 in Vienna. He was educated as a percussionist at the University of Music in Vienna and worked with orchestras like Vienna Philharmonic, Bavarian State Opera, Zurich Opera and many more.

He is a composer and producer for film and TV. Recent works include MGM/Paramount production "Hercules" and Guillermo del Toro's "Crimson Peak".

Johannes Vogel is an internationally sought-after session conductor and has earned worldwide acclamation for his revolutionary approach towards masterworks of classical music.

Johannes Vogel