Our long awaited Classics return includes audience favorites mixed with beautiful, lesser-known pieces. Maestro Intriligator joins former DSO Concertmaster Caroline Curtis in Vivaldi's Concerto for Violin & Oboe RV548 in B-flat Major.
Florence Price's Five Folksongs in Counterpoint frames African-American spirituals within a traditional European classical music form to reflect the melting pot of cultures in America in her time.
Contemporary composer Jessie Montgomery's compositions focus on the vernacular, improvisation, language, and social justice. A Washington Post critic calls her piece Strum “turbulent, wildly colorful and exploding with life when it sounded like a handful of American folk melodies tossed into a strong wind, cascading and tumbling joyfully around one another.”