Black Classical Music Pioneers

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Presented by National Philharmonic at Music Center at Strathmore

Feb 22, 2020

Black Classical Music Pioneers

Sphinx Competition winner violinist Melissa White is “bringing a new attitude to classical music, one that is fresh, bracing and intelligent.” – The Cincinnati Enquirer

In this exciting program, European musical forms gain a new vibrancy through the influence of African-American traditions and the blending of classical and popular styles. Wild Strumming of Fiddle, by Wynton Marsalis (born 1961), comes from a remarkable 12-movement work that fuses jazz and symphonic music to create a dizzying array of sounds, rhythms and melodies. The Violin Concerto No. 1 (1939) by Florence Price (1887-1953) is a highly accomplished work in the models of the European

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ADMISSION INFO

Pre-concert lecture 6:45pm/

Tickets start at $29/

Kids 7-17 Free/

Complimentary Parking

Contact: 301-581-5100

Email: annc.farmiga@gmail.com

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Pre-concert lecture 6:45pmTickets start at $29Kids 7-17 FreeComplimentary parking

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