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The NYPO presents Still's Symphony No. 2, "Song of a New Race," 7/2 @ 3pm

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Through its Western-infused-African compositional style, Still’s Symphony No. 2, Song of a New Race (1937) follows his Symphony No. 1 Afro-American which tells the story of daily life of African Americans after the Civil War, and tells the story of African Americans through the 1900s, a new man of various races integrated into American society.

7/2 Courtney Bryan: New Work TBA Still: Symphony No. 2, Song of a New Race Hailstork: Done Made My Vow, A Ceremony (Ryan Speedo Green, bs-bar; Janinah Burnett, s; Rodrick Dixon, t; New York Philharmonic Chorus, Malcom J. Merriweather, dir; Leslie B. Dunner, cond)

7/9 Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1 Cheung: Lyra Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 (Yefim Bronfman, p)

7/16 Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 2 Sean Shepherd: Songs Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 (Yefim Bronfman, p; Alan Gilbert, cond)

7/23 Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3, Concerto for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Triple, Piano Concerto No. 5, Emperor (Yefim Bronfman, p; Glenn Dicterow, v; Carter Brey, c; Alan Gilbert, cond)

7/30 Ravel: Valses nobles et sentimentales Nielsen: Clarinet Concerto Tchaikovsky: Selections from Swan Lake (Anthony McGill, cl; Alan Gilbert, cond)