Saturday, October 12, 7:30pm
Opening night of the 2019 to 2020 season will feature an all American program, including works by three female composers, as we launch a year dedicated to the enormous contributions that women continue to make to the canon of symphonic music. Join the Orchestra on a guided journey through American music history, performing compositions by the first woman and the first African American woman ever to be performed by a major orchestra and concluding with the dazzling virtuosity of violinist Jennifer Koh.
Joan Tower – Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman #6
Florence Beatrice Price – Concert Overture No. 2
Amy Beach – Symphony in e minor, op. 32 “Gaelic”
Samuel Barber – Violin Concerto, op. 14
— Jennifer Koh, violin