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Gateways 2019 - Final Concert: Full Orchestra

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  • Location:
    Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre
  • Date:
    Sunday, August 11, 2019
  • Time:
    4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Event Description

Carlos Simon | Amen!
Georges Bizet | Habanera from Carmen
Francesco Cilea | Acerba volutta from Adriana Lecouvreur
Traditional arranged by Jose Maria Vitier | City Called Heaven
Traditional arranged by Jose Maria Vitier | Witness

‒ Intermission ‒

Olly Wilson | Episodes
Florence Beatrice Price | Symphony No. 3 in C Minor
James Weldon Johnson and John Rosamond Johnson arranged by James V. Cockerham | Lift Every Voice and Sing

Michael Morgan, music director of the Oakland (CA) Symphony, is one of today’s leading conductors, renowned for his bold and adventurous programming. Mezzo-soprano Dencye Graves is one of operas most renowned stars. Her signature title roles in Carmen and Samson et Dalila have garnered high acclaim in opera houses throughout the world.

Gateways Music Festival participants are professional classical musicians of African descent who play in major symphony orchestras, teach at conservatories and music schools and perform as freelancers across the United States, Canada, Europe, the Caribbean and South America. From August 6-11, 2019, the musicians will perform chamber and orchestral music in more than 50 venues throughout Rochester, New York.

General Admission $15
Senior(65+) $10 (Available in person at Eastman Theatre Box Office)
Student and under 18 Free (Available in person at Eastman Theatre Box Office)


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