The CSO follows the thread of great African American composers.
ADOLPHUS HAILSTORK: An American Port of Call
JAMES LEE III: Sukkot Through Orion’s Nebula
PRICE: Piano Concerto
STILL: Symphony No. 1, Afro-American Symphony
Concert DurationAbout 2 hours with intermission
This concert is part of Series 1
- Florence Price’s Piano Concerto is performed by its preeminent interpreter, Louis Schwizgebel.
- Adolphus Hailstork muses on an American port city, rising composer James Lee III finds sublimity in the stars, and William Grant Still seeks to frame jazz styles in symphonic form.
- Duke Ellington, one of the most profound and prolific creators in history, performed and recorded with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. His Harlem takes us on a stroll through the neighborhood on a Sunday morning.