DAWSON, BEETHOVEN & BERNSTEIN: A Shared Humanity

January 8-9, 2022 | Music Hall

William Dawson's The Negro Folk Symphony is the centerpiece of a program that touches on universal themes of cultural identity and our shared humanity.

Program

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN:

Overture to Fidelio
WILLIAM DAWSON: 

The Negro Folk Symphony
LEONARD BERNSTEIN:

West Side Story; Symphonic Dances
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN:

Leonore Overture No. 3

Artists

James Conlon, conductor

Venue

Music Hall

Ticket Prices

$14-$107

Series

Series 3
This concert is part of the Multicultural Awareness Council (MAC) Series

What's Interesting

James Conlon, May Festival Music Director Laureate, returns with works by three composers who touch on universal themes of cultural identity and our shared humanity. Dawson, a pioneering composer in his time, expresses the Black American experience while Beethoven's and Bernstein’s works illustrate the conflicts between cultures thrown together through circumstance.

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