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VOICES OF AMERICA

VOICES OF AMERICA

Friday, March 11—Sunday, March 13, 2022

Friday, March 11—Sunday, March 13, 2022
Orchestra Hall
2 hours

Peter Oundjian returns to lead a program highlighting a diverse set of voices, including Joan Tower, celebrated as "one of the most successful woman composers of all time," and William Grant Still, known as the "dean" of African American composers; plus a new work by Joel Thompson inspired by James Baldwin's Notes of a Native Son, a collection of essays tackling issues of race in America and Europe.

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Program

WILLIAM GRANT STILL
Poem
JOAN TOWER
Music for Cello and Orchestra
SAMUEL BARBER
Symphony No. 1, Op. 9
JOEL THOMPSON
New work

Artists

  • Artwork for Peter Oundjian

    Peter Oundjian

    conductor

  • Artwork for Alisa Weilerstein

    Alisa Weilerstein

    cello

Peter Oundjian

conductor

Alisa Weilerstein

cello

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