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February 8
February 9, 2023

Midweek: The Jazz Age - Harlem Renaissance

STEAM-activated, arts-integrated orchestra concerts for students Pre-K through Middle School and beyond. Midweek Concerts are appropriate for all children, regardless of age.

Jonathan Rush, conductor
Wordsmith, spoken word artist

GERSHWIN Introduction from Porgy & Bess
JAMES P. JOHNSON Harlem Symphony, Movt. III
GERSHWIN (arr. Hershey Kay) “I Got Rhythm” from Girl Crazy
PRICE Juba Dance from Symphony 1
STILL “The Blues” from Lenox Avenue
STILL Symphony No. 1 “Afro-American,” Movt. III

Explore the music and poetry of the Harlem Renaissance, a period in American history in which the creativity of African Americans left its mark on generations of civil rights activists, artists and thinkers including Harlem and Negro Dancers by Langston Hughes and Heritage by Gwendolyn B. Bennett.

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Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

1212 Cathedral St
Baltimore, 21201

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