This all-American concert offers a diverse perspective on American music with classics, as well as new voices. William Grant Still’s Afro-American Symphony meshes the genres of the symphony and the blues. Grant is the first significant African American composer who rose to the national stage.
Jessie Montgomery: Caught by the Wind
Samuel Barber: Violin Concerto, op. 14
William Grant Still: Symphony No. 1 in A flat major, “Afro-American Symphony”