Luis Biava, conductor
We float down Ellington’s River and dance our way to the deep South with works by Florence Price and William Grant Still in a concert featuring composers that blazed a trail so bright the future was forever changed. Don’t miss this performance by the New Albany Symphony and the winners of our Student Concerto Competition, Connor Chaffin and Caden Potter.
Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington – Giggling Rapids
Florence Price – Dances in the Canebrakes
Carl Maria von Weber – Concerto for Bassoon in F major
George Gershwin – Rhapsody in Blue
William Grant Still – Symphony No. 1 in A Flat Major (Afro-American)