The Philadelphia Classical Symphony performs on Saturday, May 9th at 8 PM.
Published on: 05/06/09
On Saturday, May 9th at 8 pm, the final concert in the “American Roots” series presents the Philadelphia Classical Symphony, conducted by Karl Middleman, performing “American Mosaics II”. This concert spotlights the remarkable flowering of music in America, featuring George Whitefield Chadwick’s Serenade for Strings, Allegro, the Philadelphia premiere of Gabriela Lena Frank’s Leyendas: An Andean Walkabout, the world premiere of Curt Cacioppo’s Lenape Refrains, and concluding with Aaron Copland’s Concerto for Clarinet, Piano, Harp and Strings, performed by clarinetist David Krakauer. In addition, Curt Cacioppo will give a pre-concert talk at 7:15 PM.
These events will be held in Roberts Hall, Marshall Auditorium. Tickets are $15 (Gen’l); $12 (Sr); $8 (Students); $5 (7-17) and free to the bi-college community. For program information and/or ticket reservation call (610) 896-1011.
This concert is sponsored by the Guest Artist Series and the John B. Hurford ’60 Humanities Center.