Savannah Music Festival LIVE 1416 – Hope & Dukes 2014
From 2004-2019, violinist Daniel Hope assembled a group of American and European musicians and programmed our annual chamber music series. Now that Associate Artistic Director chair is held by British violist Philip Dukes, a longtime series participant, and friend and collaborator of Hope’s. Philip Dukes is recognized as one of the world’s leading viola players, and has been called “Great Britain’s most outstanding viola player” by The Times of London. In a career that has spanned over 30 years he is an accomplished performer, be it as a concerto soloist, a recitalist or chamber musician. In this episode, we listen to the music of Frank Bridge, Paul Hindemith and Franz Schubert, performed at the 2014 Savannah Music Festival. Philip Dukes conducted this performance of Hindemith’s Trauermusik for Viola and String Orchestra, which he plays with the Savannah Philharmonic on October 21st of 2021.