National Philharmonic: All American Composers
Sunday, November 22, 2020, 2pm
National Philharmonic Presents
All American Composers
Piotr Gajewski, conductor
David Whiteside, flute
Jessie Montgomery, Starburst for String Orchestra
William Grant Still, Preludes
Melinda Wagner, Concerto for Flute, Strings and Percussion
Our focus is on American composers, with a program featuring works by leading composer and performer Jessie Montgomery, "Dean of Afro-American Composers" William Grant Still, and winner of the 1999 Pulitzer Prize in music, Melinda Wagner. David Whiteside, principal flutist, whose playing is described as “dazzling,” “eloquent,” and “evocative” by The Washington Post, is the featured soloist.
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This concert is not presented by Strathmore
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