Thursday, March 12, 2009

Southcoast Symphony Performs William Grant Still's 'Danzas de Panama' March 15

[William Grant Still: La Guiablesse, Danzas de Panama, Quit Dat Fool'nish, Summerland; Alexa Still, flute; Berliner Symphoniker; Isaiah Jackson, conductor; Koch 3 7154 2H1 (1993)]

The Post and Courier
Thursday, March 12, 2009
The Southcoast Symphony will present 'Viva Espana!' on March 15. Dr. Manny Alvarez will conduct the 4 p.m. concert at the Cathedral of St. Luke and St. Paul, 126 Coming St., downtown Charleston. The performance is dedicated to the memory of Dr. and Mrs. George Durst. Classical guitarist Christopher Teves will return to the Cathedral of St. Luke and St. Paul with a performance of Rodrigo's 'Fantasia para un gentilhombre.' The Spanish theme continues with orchestral performances of Rimsky-Korsakoff's exotic 'Capriccio Espagnol' and Villa-Lobos' 'Aria (Cantilena).' William Grant Still's 'Danzas de Panama' and Hector Berlioz's 'Ungarischer Marsch' completes the program. Southcoast Symphony concerts are free and open to the public, but tax-deductible donations are accepted and help ensure future programming. Visit  [William Grant Still (1895-1978) is profiled at, where a complete Works List by Dr. Dominique-René de Lerma is also found]

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