Trailblazers

Trailblazers
NOVEMBER 9, 2019 - 8pm

ZACH DePUE, VIOLIN
  
BEETHOVEN Egmont Overture
DVORÁK Concerto for Violin
PRICE Symphony No. 1

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- The Egmont Overture was commissioned for a play by the same name by Johann Wolfgang van Goethe. Composed during the Napoleonic Wars; Beethoven used this piece to express his political opinion against Napoleon's oppressive government.

- Anchorage audiences may remember Zach DePue as a founding member of the jazz trio , Time for Three. He returns to the Atwood Stage to perform Dvorák's Violin Concerto, a  masterpiece from his Slavic period.

- An undeniable trailblazer, Florence Beatrice Smith Price's Symphony No. 1 was the first symphony by an African-American woman to be performed by a major American orchestra (Chicago Symphony Orchestra, 1933).

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KLEF PREVIEW SHOW
Tune into the KLEF Preview Show and hear Maestro Fleischer discuss and play the music from the ASO’s Trailblazers.
Thursday, November 7th - 4:30pm, KLEF 98.1FM

LUNCH & LEARN
Join Maestro Fleischer for a lively noon-time discussion of the music from your Anchorage Symphony's Trailblazers. Bring your own lunch.
Friday, November 8th - Noon to 1pm, Loussac Moose Meeting Room (2nd floor)

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WORDS ON MUSIC
ASO Education Consultant, Susan Wingrove-Reed, gives a pre-concert lecture on the music and personalities of your Anchorage Symphony's Trailblazers.
Saturday, November 9th - 7pm, Atwood Concert Hall (Orchestra Level)
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The Anchorage Symphony Orchestra is funded, in part, by the Atwood Foundation, Richard L and Diane M Block Foundation , Municipality of Anchorage, Anchorage Assembly, Alaska State Council on the Arts, National Endowment for the Arts and through the generosity of many individuals and corporate community leaders.
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