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  • Date Saturday, September 25, 2021
  • Time 8:00 pm
  • Venue Dominion Energy Center
  • Music Director Valentina Peleggi
  • Piano Louis Schwizgebel
  • ADOLPHUS HAILSTORK Fanfare on Amazing Grace
  • PRICE Piano Concerto (in one movement)
  • DVORAK Symphony No. 9 “From the New World”

This is music that captures the energy, the exuberance, the promise of a great nation. Music Director Valentia Peleggi conducts Dvorak’s love-letter to America, the “New World” Symphony. Plus, works by two of music’s foremost Black composers: Adolphus Hailstork’s Fanfare on Amazing Grace lifts our spirit – and celebrates his 80 th birthday. Then Louis Schwizgebel performs music of pioneer Florence Price, her one-movement Piano Concerto.