Classical Roots - Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Friday, March 16, 10:35am
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Classical Roots

André Raphel, conductor; 
Brazeal Dennard Chorale, chorus; Augustus O. Hill, director; 
Janice Chandler-Eteme, soprano

This season's Classical Roots concert features a new work by Haitian-American composer and violinist Daniel Bernard Roumain. His "Dancers, Dreamers, & Presidents", commissioned for this concert, is the latest statement of this imaginative young master. The DSO rounds out this annual tribute to the contributions of African-American composers and musicians with a 1961 string serenade by the late Hale Smith and William Dawson's exquisite Negro Folk Symphony, composed for Leopold Stokowski in 1934.

This DSO live webcast is a production of Detroit Public TV.