Revisiting William Grant Still
03/22/2009 at 08:00 PM – Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center
Operas, symphonies, concerti, chamber music, art songs, film scores, popular music—William Grant. Still embraced all of America’s music, and ranks among the greatest American composers.
Rivaled only by Leonard Bernstein in the variety of his output, Still trained and worked with the best of the best in creating the sound of the “American Experience.” Hear three of Still’s momentous and varied works in a single program—Darker America, Symphony No. 2, and Africa.
Featuring Jennifer Rivera, Mezzo-Soprano
Enjoy a pre-concert discussion
75 minutes prior to performance in Avery Fisher Hall.