Piotr Gajewski, conductor
Violinist Melissa White and National Philharmonic come together under the direction of Maestro Piotr Gajewski for a celebration of the life and works of Florence Price, the first African American woman to be recognized as a symphonic composer. Price’s works incorporate the beauty of African American music and American traditions with the power of symphonic sound to create a truly unique orchestral experience, rich in history and emotion.
Melissa White, violin
Florence Price, Concert Overture No. 2
Florence Price, Violin Concerto No. 2
Florence Price, Concert Overture No. 1, on Negro Spiritual "Sinner, Please Don't Let This Harvest Pass"
Florence Price, Violin Concerto No. 1 in D Major