Thursday, January 10, 2019

John Malveaux: Portrait honors Adolphus Hailstork for LA Phil Commission "Still Holding On"

Abbas Nabegh

John Malveaux of 

MusicUNTOLD recognition to composer Adolphus Hailstork for commission from the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, as part of their 100th anniversary season, has changed from previously reported custom award designed by artist CJ Latimore to a portrait drawing by artist Abbas Nabegh. The world premiere of STILL HOLDING ON by Adolphus Hailstork is 2:00 PM, February 17, 2019, Disney Concert Hall. Abbas Nabegh was commissioned by MusicUNTOLD for 2018 portrait drawings to honor composer Michael Abels for sound track of GET OUT and to the Long Beach Fire Department after the passing of Otis Reid, the first African American Firefighter hired by LBFD. Date, time, and location of presentation to Dr. Hailstork is STILL pending but HOLD ON.

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