New Century Chamber Orchestra (CANCELLED)
This event has been cancelled by the organizers due to safety concerns about the spread of the Omicron variant of COVID-19. Ticket holders can contact City Box Office for information about refunding or donating their tickets.
Music Director Daniel Hope leads New Century Chamber Orchestra in a program of works from the mid-20th century that shaped the American sound for a new generation, headlined by Aaron Copland‘s Appalachian Spring Suite, in its intimate original setting for 13 instruments. American soprano Leah Hawkins joins New Century for a collection of works highlighting influential voices from the Harlem Renaissance, including William Grant Still, Florence Price, and Langston Hughes.
David Diamond: Rounds, for strings
William Grant Still: Songs of Separation
Harry Lawrence Freeman: “Chloe’s Aria” from Voodoo
Florence Price: Adoration, for violin and strings
Florence Price: “We Have Tomorrow” and “Hold Fast To Dreams”
Duke Ellington: “Come Sunday”
Aaron Copland: Appalachian Spring Suite, version for 13 instruments