New Texas Symphony orchestra presents American Sketches

Oct. 20

3 pm

Travel to the American West with the Grand Canyon Suite byFerde Grofe.

 

Experience the rugged beauty, sounds and mystique of the Grand Canyon through the voices of the orchestral instruments and unique percussion sound effects (like coconuts!).

 

 

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Harlem Renaissance with William Grant Still’s Symphony No. 1 (Afro-American Symphony). Written in a traditional classical form, it incorporates jazz, spirituals, and the blues, and even has a part for a banjo!

 

 

The concert will also include

 

Fanfare for the Common Man, Aaron Copland

 

Concerto for Marimba and Strings, First Movement, Séjourné

 

Porgi amore, from La nozze di Figaro, Mozart

 

 

Special guest artists will be CCAC winners Carlee Abschneider and Kirstyn Norris Alarcon.

 

Moody Performance hall

2520 Flora Street

Dallas

Ticket Info: http://www.ntso.org