( Sun., Nov. 3, 2019 )
Performed by Jemeesa Yarborough, vocalist, with William Henry Curry, conductor
Carolina Theatre of Durham, 309 West Morgan Street, Durham, NC 27701-2119
A highlight of the afternoon will be four selections by the African-American composer Florence Price. Her recent posthumous musical renaissance is one of the most thrilling and poignant stories in American musical history. Price's thrilling work Dances in the Canebrakes will be conducted by the DSO's gifted Assistant Conductor, Shelley Livingston. The program will also include famous orchestral masterpieces by Beethoven and Brahms.