Sunday, April 29, 2018 Fort Smith Symphony to Record All Four Symphonies of Florence B. Price For First Time

April 29, 2018

By Kluthringer

(FORT SMITH) [Arkansas] -- The Fort Smith Symphony is getting ready for a concert that will be viewed world-wide as they perform the music of Arkansan, Florence Price (1887-1953).

Price is considered the most prominent, historically significant concert composer of her race and gender in American music history. The Fort Smith Symphony will be the first orchestra to ever record her complete cycle of four symphonies.

5News Morning Anchor Laura Simon sat down with John Jeter, the director and conductor of the Fort Smith Symphony to talk about the upcoming concert.

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