Thursday, January 29, 2015

John Malveaux: USA tour planned for exclusive music of African American composer, Primous Fountain

Primous Fountain

John Malveaux of 

This is the first time in history that a symphony orchestra tours extensively performing the music of an African American composer. This composer is Primous Fountain. Planning is underway for the USA tour portion of this historic world tour, after the successful first concert in Europe. The orchestra of this tour is the National Symphony Orchestra of "Teleradio - Moldova", and its music director and cultural icon, Gheorghe Mustea, stands firmly beside the works of Mr. Fountain.

Recordings of the National Symphony Orchestra of "Teleradio - Moildova" performance of Fountain's music, from the first concert of the world tour in Europe, can be heard at the 'Primous Fountain World Tour' webste at -

His commissions include:

Symphony No 2, commissioned by - Quincy Jones
Symphony No. 1, commissioned by - Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra
String Orchestra, commissioned by - William Forsythe and Frankfurt Ballet
Cello Concerto, commmissioned by - Anthony Elliott and Minnesota Orchestra
Ballete, commissioned by - Dance Theatre of Harlem 
Ritual Dances Of The Amaks, commissioned by - Michael Tilson Thomas
*second movement


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