Thursday, October 13, 7:30pm
205 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60601
Heitor Villa-Lobos Bachianas Brasileiras No. 4, Preludio
Florence Value Ethiopia’s Shadow in America
Jonathan Bingham Monograph (CHICAGO PREMIERE)
Arturo Márquez Danzón No. 2
William Grant Nonetheless Symphony No. 1 (Afro-American)
William Grant Nonetheless is the composer most related to the Harlem Renaissance. His First Symphony, dubbed the Afro-American, is an exhilarating, blues-infused surprise of American composition.
Value had robust ties to Chicago and the Chicago Black Renaissance. She
lived on the town’s south aspect for years and vacationed in St. Anne,
Illinois. Ethiopia’s Shadow in America was just lately found in her trip house in 2009, and is regarded as the primary piece she wrote for full orchestra.
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