Playlist Mix – Antonin Dvorak – American suite Op.98 – 51 Videos
Akademia Filmu i Telewizji
Published on Dec 7, 2014
00:24 Andante con moto
09:32 Moderato alla Pollacca
Symphony Orchestra of the Feliks Nowowiejski Music School in Gdańsk
Sylwia Anna Janiak – conductor
La Folle Journee de Varsovie 2014 – Szalone Dni Muzyki w Warszawie “Ameryka”,
recorded in Teatr Wielki /Grand Theatre/, Warsaw, 28 september 2014
Schindler’s List Theme:
Davida Scheffers English Horn player:
– https://www.wqxr.org/story/schindlers-list-theme-brings-english-hornist-tears/ –
Presbyopia is a form of progressive long-sightedness caused by the loss of elasticity of the lens of the eye, occurring typically in middle and old age.
Cor anglais player Davida Scheffers gave an emotional performance of ‘Schindler’s List’.
Despite her fear that she might never be able to play with a professional orchestra again, Davida’s dream was to play with the Netherlands Symphony Orchestra. Last year, she managed it, read more at http://www.classicfm.com/music-news/videos/soloist-cries-in-schindlers-list/
The performance had special significance for Scheffers — she had been diagnosed with a form of facial rheumatism that threatened to end her performance career. Determined to play on, she successfully auditioned for The Orchestra of the Netherlands’ competition program in which aspiring musicians audition for a chance to play with the ensemble. Violinist and judge Simone Lamsma was so moved by Scheffers’ audition that she asked her to perform the English horn part of the Schindler’s List theme (Lamsma herself played violin). It was a triumphant moment for Scheffer and, if some internet commenters are to be believed, for the beaming blonde woman in the audience, who is Scheffer’s daughter, clearly proud of her mother’s accomplishments.