National Philharmonic: Music + Prose
Saturday, April 18, 2020, 8pm
The Music Center
Music + Prose
Meet the Composers 6:45-7:30pm
Member Encore Q&A
Danielle Talamantes, soprano
Zuill Bailey, cello (three-time Grammy winner)
Piotr Gajewski, conductor
Samuel Barber Overture to The School for Scandal
Henry Dehlinger The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
A Rhapsody for Voice and Orchestra (orchestral premiere)
Alistair Coleman Concerto for Cello and Orchestra (world premiere)
Michael Daugherty Tales of Hemingway
Hear cellist Zuill Bailey’s Grammy-winning performance of Michael Daugherty’s Tales of Hemingway, a musical meditation on four different literary works by Ernest Hemingway, and two world premieres! Henry Dehlinger’s The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, based on the famous poem by T.S. Eliot, was composed specifically for the gifted soprano Danielle Talamantes. The program also includes a newly commissioned work from Alistair Coleman, continuing the National Philharmonic tradition of showcasing the work of younger composers.
“If you have not heard [Zuill] Bailey in live performance, you have not experienced all that the cello is capable of.”—The Spokesman Review
Danielle Talamantes’ “instrument commands the full scope of expression and blend (not to mention range) demanded by the role....” -- The Roanoke Times said of Ms. Talamantes performance of Susannah Polk in Carlisle Floyd's Susannah
Sponsored by the Prufrock Fund
Kids 7-17 Free
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This concert is not presented by Strathmore.