Virginia Symphony Orchestra presents : American Conductor, Gerard Schwarz with Soprano, Aundi Marie Moore

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  • Virginia Symphony Orchestra presents : American Conductor, Gerard Schwarz with Soprano, Aundi Marie Moore
    • Ferguson Center for the Arts

      May 14, 2021, 7:30 p.m.

      1 Avenue of the Arts
      Newport News, VA 23606
    • Phone: 757-282-2822
      Toll Free: 855-337-4849
      Highway Exit: 258 - J. Clyde Morris Boulevard
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Description

Internationally recognized for his moving performances, innovative programming and extensive catalogue of recordings, American conductor Gerard Schwarz appears with the Virginia Symphony Orchestra and Chesapeake native, Grammy Award-winning soprano Aundi Marie Moore. Schwarz serves as Music Director of the All-Star Orchestra, Eastern Music Festival, Palm Beach Symphony and Mozart Orchestra of New York, and is Conductor Laureate of the Seattle Symphony Orchestra and Conductor Emeritus of the Mostly Mozart Festival.   

Program
William Grant Still (American; 1895-1978)—Darker America (1924)
Samuel Barner (American; 1910-1981)—Knoxville: Summer of 1915 for high voice and orchestra, Op.24 (1947)
Alvin Singleton (American; 1940)—Eine Idee ist ein Stück Stoff (1988)
Aaron Copland (American; 1900-1990)—Appalachian Spring, concert suite after the ballet (1944)