BSO Sessions: Trailblazer
BSO Sessions: Season 1, Episode 8 – Trailblazer
Premiere: Wednesday, December 9 at 8 pm
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Marin Alsop made musical history with the BSO when she became the first woman Music Director of a major U.S. orchestra. Marin continues to promote and support underrepresented voices in classical music. The episode features composers who are trailblazers in their own right, with William Grant Still’s Darker America, Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue (featuring pianist Lura Johnson), and Roxanna Panufnik’s Two Composers, Four Hands.
GERSHWIN (arr. Iain Farrington) Rhapsody in Blue
Lura Johnson, piano
STILL Darker America
ROXANNA PANUFNIK Two Composers, Four Hands for Double String Orchestra
Marin Alsop | Music Director
The appearance of Lura Johnson is generously supported by the Bozzuto Family Distinguished Guest Pianist Fund.