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Classical Roots

Classical Roots

Friday, March 5—Saturday, March 6, 2021

Friday, March 5—Saturday, March 6, 2021
Orchestra Hall
2 hours

Classical Roots honors and celebrates African-American composers, musicians, educators, and cultural and civic leaders. On Friday, experience Florence Price’s Symphony No. 3; Price is the first African-American woman to have a composition performed by a major orchestra, and the Symphony No. 3 was premiered right here in Detroit. On Saturday, Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra take the stage to perform Marsalis’s own Swing Symphony.

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Program

BRUCH
Violin Concerto (Friday)
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Symphony No. 3 (Friday)
Wynton Marsalis
Swing Symphony (Saturday)

Artists

  • Artwork for William Eddins

    William Eddins

    Conductor

  • Artwork for Randall Goosby

    Randall Goosby

    Violin

  • Wynton Marsalis

    Trumpet

  • Artwork for Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra

    Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra

William Eddins

Conductor

Randall Goosby

Violin

Wynton Marsalis

Music Director

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra

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Saturday, March 6
8:00pm
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Wynton Marsalis translates life into jazz ”

The New York Times
Wynton Marsalis on composing his "Swing Symphony"
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3711 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI
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