From the New World

From the New World

From the New World

Friday, January 14, 2022 - Sunday, January 16, 2022

Belding Theater at The Bushnell
Friday & Saturday at 8 PM
Sunday at 3 PM
Featuring
Jeri Lynne Johnsonconductor
Michelle Cannpiano

Still Darker America
Price Concerto in One Movement for Piano
Dvorák Symphony No. 9, Op. 95 “From the New World”

“We celebrate the new year with music and artists I have long admired and loved. Piano Concerto in One Movement is composed by Florence Price, who, in 1933, became the first Black woman to have her music performed by a major orchestra. Darker America by Black composer William Grant Still was a response to Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue.  Still treats the blues to a thorough symphonic development in order to chart a triumphant course representative of the African-American experience. Dvorák’s love of spirituals can be heard in his music, especially in the Largo movement of his Symphony No.9, which inspired ‘Goin’ Home.’” – Carolyn Kuan

Concert Sponsor: Saunders Fund for Innovative Programming

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