Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Maestro Franz Anton Krager of University of Houston Lists Works for 'A Centennial Celebration' of Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Oct. 6, 2012

AfriClassical has previously announced that the Moores School of Music at the University of Houston will present Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: A Centennial Celebration October 5 & 6, 2012.  Franz Anton Krager is Director, University of Houston Orchestras.  We asked him what works of Samuel Coleridge-Taylor will be performed on October 6, 2012.  Maestro Krager has graciously replied:

Dear Mr. Zick,

Thank you for your kind email.  I am happy to tell you what we will be performing on October 6:

Ballade in A minor, Op 33
Violin Concerto in G minor, Op 80 - Andrzej Grabiec, violionist
Hiawatha's Wedding Feast, Op 30, No 1 - Zach Averyt, tenor - MSM Choirs & Prairie View A&M Choir.

We are very excited to be a part of the Samuel Coleridge-Taylor celebration here at the Moores School.  I hope this information will assist you and your readers.


Franz Anton Krager
Director of UH Orchestras

[Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (1875-1912) is profiled at AfriClassical.com, which features a comprehensive Works List and a Bibliography by Prof. Dominique-René de Lerma, www.CasaMusicaledeLerma.com. We are collaborating with the Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Foundation of the U.K., www.SCTF.org.uk]

Comment by email:
Thanks for the quick response.  The website looks just great - boy do you work fast!!!!!  Glad to provide the info for our CT celebration. Thank you for asking.  Hope you'll come, Franz  [Franz Anton Krager] 

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