National Symphony Orchestra: Journey to America/Leonard Slatkin conducting, The New Americans
- Sat., Feb. 9, 2002, 8:30 PM
- Concert Hall
- Approx. 2hours
- $19.00 - $69.00
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"The New Americans"
Leonard Slatkin, conducting
Marina Piccinini, flute
Michel Camilo, piano
SMITH - "Star-Spangled Banner", arr. Skrowaczewki
SHENG - H'un (Lacerations): In memoriam 1966-1976
D'RIVERA - GRAN DANZÓN Flute Concerto (World Premiere)
SMITH - "Star-Spangled Banner", arr. Stokowski
VARÈSE - Density 21.5
CAMILO - Piano Concerto
Post-Concert Discussion - Émigrés Families/Composers
Dr. Alan M. Kraut, Moderator, Professor of History at American University and President of the Immigration and Ethnic History Society
Lawrence Weschler, author of numerous books, New Yorker writer, grandson of Ernst Toch, and director of The Toch Society
John Waxman, film music historian, founder and president of Themes and Variations, and son of composer Franz Waxman
Leonard Slatkin, Music Director, National Symphony Orchestra
Moderator Dr. Alan M. Kraut leads a thought-provoking discussion with Lawrence Weschler, John Waxman, and Maestro Leonard Slatkin on the experiences of American immigrants and the impact their new country has had on their work.