America, Volume 4

Friday, April 20, 2018

Time
8:00 PM
Presented By
Georgia Symphony Orchestra
Event Type
Performances
Genre
Classical/Contemporary
Description

Volume 4 of the GSO’s multi-year presentation of American music explores black American composers including the world premiere of Moonlight Waltz by the GSO’s own N. E. Wheeler, and the Georgia premier of Daniel Bernard Roumain Human Songs and Stories and William Grant Still’s And They Lynched Him on a Tree.

Joining the GSO Chorus for this performance are artistic partners the Morehouse College Glee Club, Spelman College Glee Club, Georgia Spiritual Ensemble, Oral Moses, and the Uzee Brown Society of Choraliers.

Click here for the April 20th performance in Atlanta.

Program
Jonathan Bailey Holland Motor City Dance Mix
N. E. Wheeler Moonlight Waltz*
Adolphus Hailstork Shout for Joy
William Grant Still And They Lynched Him on a Tree**
Daniel Bernard Roumain Human Songs and Stories**
*World Premiere
** Georgia Premiere


Ensemble Name
Georgia Symphony Orchestra
Composers
Jonathan Bailey Holland, George Walker, Daniel Bernard Romain

Venue
Marietta Performing Arts Center
Location
Marietta, GA