Urban Playground Premieres Florence Price

On Wednesday May 8th, Urban Playground Chamber Orchestra presents the New York premiere of Florence Price’s Violin Concerto No. 2, music by Harry T. Burleigh,  and a rarely heard oratorio, And They Lynched Him on a Tree, by William Grant Still. The program, titled From Song Came Symphony. fits the ensemble’s mandate to prioritize theContinue reading “Urban Playground Premieres Florence Price”

2/23 Urban Playground Chamber Orchestra

On February 23rd at Queens College, the  Urban Playground Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Tom Cunningham, will be performing an excerpt from my Gilgamesh Suite. I am very grateful to Tom for programming the piece while I am feeling “under the weather:” very thoughtful. 2/23 9×9 Concert – Free | 7:30 PM, LeFrak Concert Hall | Aaron Copland SchoolContinue reading “2/23 Urban Playground Chamber Orchestra”