Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Merrimack Valley Philharmonic Performs William Grant Still's 'Afro-American Symphony' May 3

[William Grant Still (1895-1978); (Photo is the sole property of William Grant Still Music, and is used with permission.)]

North Andover Community Calendar
Fri Apr 17, 2009, 01:07 PM EDT
“Merrimack Valley Philharmonic
The Merrimack Valley Philharmonic will perform its final concert of the 48th season Sunday, May 3, 2:30 p.m., at the Rogers Center for the Arts at Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike St. The 'All-American' concert offerings will feature Leonard Bernstein’s 'Overture to Candide,' William Grant Still’s 'Symphony No. 1' (Afro-American Symphony) and George Gershwin’s 'Concerto in F Major for Piano and Orchestra,' Louis Stewart, piano soloist. Maestro George Monseur, conductor. Cost is $18 for adults, $12 for seniors and students, and $5 for children (ages 4+). For information, call 978-685-3505. Tickets can be ordered online at http://www.mvpomusic.org, with remaining tickets sold at the door.” [William Grant Still (1895-1978) is profiled at AfriClassical.com, where a complete Works List by Dr. Dominique-René de Lerma is also found]

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