Saturday, March 5, 7:30pm
Bluegrass is one of the fundamental musical sounds born on American soil. Mark O’Connor has built a bridge to bluegrass, jazz, and symphony and his compositional style is loyal to all three. Enjoy his works offered with the piece that launched American thought in symphonic music, Dvorak’s New World Symphony which admonished American composers to look to their roots for inspiration.
Dvorak Symphony No. 9, op.
95 in e minor
“From the New World”
O’Connor Strings & Threads Suite
O’Connor The Improvised Violin Concerto Movements 1,4 & 5