Gershwin and Copland

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Saturday, January 25, 2020
7:30 P.M.
Mark C. Smith Concert Hall, VBC
Davidson Classical Series

Concert Details

GershwinCuban Overture
AkihoPercussion Concerto (2019)
CoplandSymphony No. 3

Sean Ritenauer, percussion

This program of music by American composers begins with Gershwin’s Cuban Overture – a “Rhumba for orchestra” inspired by the music of Havana – and continues with Andy Akiho’s Percussion Concerto, starring HSO Principal Percussion Sean Ritenauer. Copland’s inspiring Third, his final and most famous symphony, blends postwar optimism with distinctively American themes.

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Howard and Troth Family Fund of the Community Foundation of Collier County, FL

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