Sunday, October 11, 2009

LonGar Ebony Symphony Orchestra, Julius P. Williams, Kenneth Harris, Sr. & Richard Alston at Alice Tully Hall Oct. 23

(Julius P. Williams, composer and conductor; Richard C. Alston, pianist)
Alice Tully Hall, Starr Theater
Join LonGar Ebony Symphony Orchestra (instrumentalists are classically trained Afro-Americans) and soloists on Wednesday, October 21, 2009, 8:00 p.m. The orchestra will perform an exciting concert featuring Dr. Julius Williams, conductor and composer <>; Kenneth Harris, Sr, conductor and composer; the First Afro-American 12-Viola Ensemble; Octogenarian soprano Roberta Long; Richard Alston, pianist; with works of Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson, Aaron Copland, Raymond Luis Rosario, Aaron Copland; and An African Response.

LonGar Ebony has performed as chamber ensembles, individual soloists, opera company musicians, back-up on recordings, television programs and in public school music and art demonstration workshops. Plans are being finalized for a Panama/South American Music Festival featuring LonGar's artists.

Complimentary Tickets Available for Relatives & Friends of Richard Alston. Send your request for 1 or 2 tickets to View Alston’s videos (Julius Penson Williams, b. 1954, and Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson, 1932-2004, are profiled at

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