Yannick rises as Florence Price championmain
Philadelphia’s new-season announcement blazons a focus on the long-neglected American composer Florence Price, whose complete symphonies will be recorded for DG, with Yannick conducting.
Joshua Bell will perform a world premiere arrangement of Florence Price’s Adoration.
Yannick will premiere Marsalis’s Tuba Concerto with principal tuba Carol Jantsch.
And there’s a Vigil in Memory of Breonna Taylor, involving collaborativewWork by Igee Dieudonné and Singer-Activist Davóne Tines to be Conducted by Nézet-Séguin with “Shake the Heavens” by John Adams and “You Want the Truth, but You Don’t Want to Know” from Anthony Davis’s X: The Life and Times of Malcom X
I think we see a theme emerging here, but no-one dares to speak its name.