Thursday, February 14, 2019

Capital Philharmonic of New Jersey in Violin Concerto No. 1 of Florence Price Feb. 24

Florence B. Price

Samuel Thompson

Capital Philharmonic of New New Jersey

The effort to share the music of Florence Price with a wider audience will advance at the War Memorial theater in Trenton, N.J., on Sunday, Feb. 24, at 4 p.m., when the locally based Capital Philharmonic of New Jersey, founded six years ago, will feature her Violin Concerto No. 1.

The piece, which will feature soloist Samuel Thompson, will be the centerpiece of the orchestra’s  “Celebrating Great African-American Composers” program.

If you scroll down the page linked here, you’ll find additional details about the Feb. 24 program:

See The New Yorker: “The Rediscovery of Florence Price,” Feb. 5, 2018. The link is here:

Adolphus Hailstork: Celebration
Florence Price: Violin Concerto No. 1
William Grant Still: Symphony No. 4

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