Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Northwest Indiana Symphony Youth Orchestra Performs Coleridge-Taylor, Ellington, Sowande & Still 3 PM Feb. 19

[Samuel Coleridge-Taylor at 23]

February 14, 2012 1:06PM
The Northwest Indiana Symphony Youth Orchestra will be joined by the South Shore Dance Alliance to present a winter concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19, in the Hobart High School auditorium, 36 E. 8th St. The concert will be under the direction of Philip Bauman.

“The 80-member Youth Orchestra will present a variety of selections in honor of Black History Month. Included will be music from William Grant Still’s 'Afro-American Symphony,' selections by turn-of-the-century composer Samuel Coleridge Taylor from his 'Petite Suite de Concert' and 'Danse Nègre,' plus 'Nostalgia' from Fela Sowande’s 'African Suite,' and George Gershwin’s popular and dramatic suite from 'Porgy & Bess.' The concert will end with a medley from Duke Ellington’s Broadway show 'Sophisticated Ladies.' [Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Duke Ellington, Fela Sowande and William Grant Still are featured at AfriClassical.com, which presents a complete Works List for William Grant Still by Prof. Dominique-René de Lerma, http://www.CasaMusicaledeLerma.com]

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