National Philharmonic: All American Composers

Sunday, November 22, 2020, 2pm


National Philharmonic Presents
All American Composers
Streamed Concert

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.

The National Philharmonic presents a FULL concert season of streaming concerts that can be accessed on the device of your choice at no charge at Concerts will originate from the Strathmore Music Center and AMP by Strathmore stages. 


This concert is not presented by Strathmore

All American Composers

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