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New Haven Symphony Orchestra “Renaissance Rhythms: From Harlem to New Haven,” Harlem Renaissance: Orchestral Voices

April 14 @ 3:00 pm

$10 – $49

The New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) will present “Renaissance Rhythms: From Harlem to New Haven,” a week of programs spanning the week of April 6- 14, which explore the artistic outpouring of music, theatre, and writing that flourished in both the Harlem Renaissance and New Haven’s Renaissance during the same era.

This high-energy program celebrates the orchestral music written by Black composers and performers at the heart of the Harlem Renaissance.

The Music

Duke Ellington
Black, Brown & Beige • Solitude

Margaret Bonds
I Got a Home in that Rock • You Can Tell the World

William Grant Still
Afro American Symphony

James P. Johnson
Drums • Yamekraw

Carlos Simon
Amen

The Performers

New Haven Symphony Orchestra
Chelsea Tipton II, Conductor & Principal Pops Director
Christian Sands, piano
Lisa Williamson, soprano

 

Registration is strongly recommended

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Details

Date:
April 14
Time:
3:00 pm
Cost:
$10 – $49
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Website:
https://newhavensymphony.org/event/harlem-renaissance-lyman24/

Venue

Shelton Intermediate School
675 Constitution Blvd N
Shelton,
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