Coleridge-Taylor, Copland & Dvořák 9
Mar 23 - Mar 26, 2023


Thomas Wilkins conducts three works featuring unique musical visions of America, capped with Dvořák’s majestic New World Symphony, which draws on African American and Native American source materials. Coleridge-Taylor’s ballet suite captures the spirit of Longfellow’s epic poem The Song of Hiawatha. CSO Principal Clarinet Stephen Williamson performs Copland’s Clarinet Concerto, premiered by Benny Goodman, which features a rollicking blend of jazz and classical sounds.

Thursday, March 23, 2023
7:30 PM
Saturday, March 25, 2023
8:00 PM
Sunday, March 26, 2023
3:00 PM

Hiawatha Suite


Clarinet Concerto


Symphony No. 9 (From the New World)


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