Acclaimed by the New York Times as “One of the finest conductors of her generation,” BMC Principal Guest Conductor JoAnn Falletta and Billboard Chart-topping pianist and NPR Music personality Lara Downes join forces in this American-inspired program including Gershwin’s landmark composition Rhapsody in Blue and the North Carolina premiere of The Strayhorn Concerto.
PERFORMANCE & ARTIST DETAILS
Brevard Music Center Orchestra
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Lara Downes, piano
ANTONIN DVOŘÁK American Suite
GEORGE GERSHWIN Rhapsody in Blue
BILLY STRAYHORN/CHRIS WALDEN Strayhorn Concerto
DUKE ELLINGTON Harlem
Lead Sponsor: The Jerome Family
Auditorium seating is reserved. Lawn seating is general admission.