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February 2022

All Americans: Copland & Price

February 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on February 13, 2022 at 2:00 pm

Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts, 100 S Virginia St.
Reno, NV 89501 United States

This concert celebrates the rich heritage of folk melodies from the United States with works by two American composers: the incomparable Aaron Copland, and the first-ever black female composer to have a symphony performed by a major orchestra, Florence Price. The Reno Phil’s principal clarinetist, Joshua Anderson, will bring personality, swing, and style to Copland’s jazzy concerto written for Benny Goodman. The program will also feature a world premiere by one of our community’s most eloquent and accomplished composers, Monica Houghton. In this piece, Houghton describes this new work as a “love letter to the Great Basin”.

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