By the end of the century, Dvo?ák was one of the most popular composers in Europe and owed much to the support and admiration he received from Brahms. The closing concerts of the 2021 edition of Klosters Music will be given by the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen conducted by the most celebrated of the younger generation of Russian conductors, Maxim Emelyanychev. The first of the pair of concerts opens with “Die Moldau” from My Homeland, Smetana’s unforgettable evocation of his homeland. Composed in 1874 “Die Moldau” charts the course of this great river as it flows through woods, meadows and rapids until finally reaching Prague before vanishing into the distance. Mozart’s effervescent Violin Concerto no 5 in A major K219 “The Turkish” follows, played by Christian Tetzlaff who is making a welcome return to Klosters.