Saturday, February 20, 2010

Walker & Still in 'Classical Connections,' Capital City Symphony, Washington, D.C. Feb. 21

[George Walker]
“Classical Connections,
a concert highlighting connections among diverse classical composers – including Pulitzer Prize winning, Washington native George Walker.
Sunday, Feb 21 at 4:30pm
Sprenger Theater
Tickets: $5 suggested donation
For audiences ages 5 and up.
Enjoy the intersection of professional and young performers when members of The Capital City Symphony join with the talented Young Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra to celebrate America's musical legacy. The program will highlight the connections among African-American and European-American composers and feature pieces by George Walker, William Grant Still and Aaron Copland. Conductor Victoria Gau will illuminate the musical intersections in lively conversation with the audience. Join in this unique collaboration of two musical organizations dedicated to making classical music accessible and enjoyable for all. [George Walker and William Grant Still are profiled at]

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