Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Chicago Sinfonietta: "Hear Me Roar" with "Dances in the Canebrakes" by Florence Price 3 PM March 11 & 7:30 PM March 12

Florence Beatrice Smith Price (1887-1953)

In 1933 at the Chicago World’s Fair, the world-famous Chicago Symphony — composed entirely of white men — premiered Florence Price’s “Symphony in E minor”. This was the first music written by an African American woman ever presented by a major orchestra.

March 11, 2018 | 3:00PM
Wentz Concert Hall
North Central College
171 E. Chicago Ave
Naperville, IL 60540

March 12, 2018 | 7:30PM
Symphony Center
220 S Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60604

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