The Black Composers Concert

Saturday, February 10, 2018

Ticket Information

Free to attend

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Date
03/03/18

Time
7 pm

Venue
First Presbyterian Church

Location
8001 Mesa Drive
Austin, Texas

Date
07/06/18

Time
7 pm

Venue

Location
Austin, Texas

Time
6:00 PM
Presented By
Austin Chamber Music Center
Event Type
Performances
Genre
Classical/Contemporary
Event Contact
Madeline Warner
Description

Free and open to the public, the 15th year of this annual event celebrates the contributions of black female composers! Curated by award-winning pianist Artina McCain, the program includes Margaret Bonds, Florence Price, and Undine Smith Moore. The concert will be held Saturday, February 10 at 6:00 PM at St. Andrew’s Upper School Chapel and Sunday, February 11 at 4:00 PM at The Carver Museum.


Musicians
James Rodriguez, baritone; Ebonee Thomas, flute; Ryan Murphy, cello; Artina McCain, piano
Composers
Margaret Bonds, Florence Price, Undine Smith Moore, J.S. Bach, and more
Program
Negro Speaks of Rivers | Margaret Bonds (1913-1972)
 
Cello Suite No. 4 in E-flat major, BWV 1010, Bourrée I & II | J.S. Bach (1687-1750)
 
Tumbao | Tania Leon (b. 1943)
 
Danza de La Mariposa | Valerie Coleman (b. 1970)
 
Four Encore Songs | Florence Price (1887-1953)
 
Swing Low Sweet Chariot/I’m a Soldier Let me Ride | Lena McLin (b.1928)
 
Don’t You Let Nobody Turn You ‘round | Lena McLin (b.1928)
 
INTERMISSION
 
Weary Blues | Dorothy Rudd Moore (b. 1940)
 
Troubled Waters | Margaret Bonds (1913-1972)
 
Afro-American Suite | Undine Smith Moore (1904-1989)
  • Andante
  • Allegro Molto e Marcato
  • Adagio ma Apassionato
  • Allegro Molto e Marcato

Venue
St. Andrew's Upper School Chapel
Location
5901 Southwest Pkwy
Austin, TX