Evening Concert

“Ebony Classics” Specials

"The Color Violet" and "Fascinating Rhythm"

Thursday, September 29: Two Evening Concert Specials from the Series “The Classics”

7:00 pm: Ebony Classics - Classical Music in Color: The Color Violet
George Walker: Piano Sonata No. 3; Steven Beck, piano

Mary Lou Williams: St. Martin de Porres; Border CrosSing/Ahmed Anzaldúa          

Scott Joplin (Arr. by Lara Downes): Treemonisha: Prelude. Lara Downes, piano       

Rachmaninoff: 14 Romances, Op. 34, No. 1, The Muse. Sheku Kanneh-Mason, cello & Isata Kanneh-Mason, piano.

Florence B. Price: Ethiopia’s Shadow in America. ORF Vienna Radio Symphony/Jeter         

Scott Joplin: The Entertainer. Lara Downes, piano.

Samuel Barber: A Slumber Song of the Madonna, for voice & organ (Arr. for cello and piano by Parkin) Sheku Kanneh-Mason, cello & Isata Kanneh-Mason, piano.

J. S. Bach: English Suite No. 2 in A Minor, BWV 807: "Gigue". Rochelle Sennet, piano.

William Grant Still: Bayou Home. Lecolion Washington, bassoon; Mark Endsley, piano.


8:00 pm: Ebony Classics - Fascinating Rhythm: A Classic Exposure

Nora Douglas Holt: Nora's Dance (Edit). Lara Downes, piano

James Reese Europe: Congratulations ("the Castles' Lame Duck Waltz"). Paragon Ragtime Orchestra/Rick Benjamin.

Frantz Casséus: Haitian Suite #2: Yanvalloux (Edit). Alberto Mesirca, guitar.           

Henri Tomasi: Concerto for Trumpet And Orchestra: II - Nocturne: Andantino. Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Philharmonia Orchestra/Esa-Pekka Salonen.

Jean Barriere: Sonata for Two Cellos:  Allegro Prestissimo. Bobby McFerrin, vocals & Yo-Yo Ma, cello

Rachmaninoff: Romances, Op. 21 (Excerpts Arr. for Violin & Piano): No. 7, It’s Peaceful Here (Edit) Annelle K. Gregory, violin and Alexander Sinchuk, piano

Mozart: Symphony No. 29 in A major, K. 201, IV: Allegro con spirito. The Delos Chamber Orchestra/James DePriest

Poulenc: Suite Française: I. Bransle de Bourgogne (Edit). James Tinsley, trumpet and Louise-Andrée Baril, Piano. Rachmaninoff: Vocalise. Branford Marsalis, soprano saxophone; English Ch. Orch./Andrew Litton

Ben Moore: Between the Lights (prose excerpt from “A Room of One’s Own” by Virginia Woolf)

Regina Carter: Alexandra (Edit). Regina Carter, violin.

Gounod: Ave Maria. Yo-Yo Ma, cello & Bobby McFerrin, vocals.

Chevalier de St. Georges: Violin Concerto in A major, Op. 5/2: I. Allegro Moderato (Edit). 

Rachel Barton Pine, violin. Encore Chamber Orchestra/Daniel Hege

Herbert L. Clarke: Valse Brillante ("Sounds from the Hudson") (Instrumental). Wynton Marsalis, trumpet/Eastman Wind Ensemble/Donald Hunsberger.

Florence Price: Untitled Sketch No.3 (Edit). Samantha Ege, piano

Milhaud: Le Creation du Monde: Concertino da camera for Alto Saxophone and Orchestra: III. Animato molto. Branford Marsalis, soprano saxophone; Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.  

Hindemith: The Four Temperaments: III. Phlegmatic. Carol Rosenberger, piano/Royal Ph. O./James DePriest.

Bizet/Shchedrin: The Carmen Ballet: V. Carmen’s Entrance and Habanera. Monte Carlo PO/DePriest