Performance Today®

with host Fred Child

: The Dutch Connection

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Windmill Carsten Pescht

The Netherlands conjures up images of windmills, page-boy haircuts, and wooden shoes. But despite its small size, it's a big player on the classical music scene. In today's show, the Netherlands Symphony Orchestra plays Dvorak's 8th Symphony at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. And Dutch conductor Jaap van Zweden leads the Dallas Symphony in Beethoven's 7th, from a concert in Dallas.