Florence Price (1887-1953) showed her extraordinary musical talent at the age of four. Her musical career led her to study composition, and she became an integral part of the so-called Chicago Black Renaissance, a social and cultural movement of African American artists and writers.
The orchestra presents her Symphony in E minor, with which she made her debut as one of the important composers at the 1933 World's Fair with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Despite some success, her works never found their way into the repertoires of major orchestras, and most of her compositions were never printed.
The Steglitz Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Nóra Füzi presents:
- Edvard Grieg: "Peer Gynt" Suites 1 and 2
- Florence Price: Symphony No. 1 in E minor
Admission free, donations requested