Woolsey Hall, 500 College Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Florence Price, the first African American female composer to have a symphonic work performed by a major national orchestra, is often compared musically to Dvořák, who also employed sweeping melodies and sampled from African American and Native American music traditions. Along with Rossini’s William Tell Overture, this aesthetically beautiful concert experience will be underscored by a reexamining of our classical music roots.
DVORAK Cello Concerto
PRICE Symphony No. 1
ROSSINI William Tell OvertureFeaturing:
Alasdair Neale music director
Oliver Herbert cello