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January 2023
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Jason Max Ferdinand, Guest Conductor

Guest conductor Jason Max Ferdinand leads a program that sees contemporary composers breathing new life into traditional melodies and texts. Aaron Copland’s Old American Songs blur the line between historic and contemporary. Originally written for baritone William Warfield and tenor Peter Pears, the Old American Songs dress traditional tunes in 20th-century clothing. Masterpieces by modernist Betty Jackson King and Renaissance man Thomas Tomkins meld with arresting contemporary gems by Ken Burton and Stacy Gibbs, sparkling against a backdrop of bedrock works by William Dawson, Moses Hogan, and Hal Johnson.

Program to include:

Aaron Copland

Old American Songs

Joel Thompson

Hold Fast To Dreams

Roland Carter

Lift Every Voice and Sing

Betty Jackson King

Psalm 57

Concert Schedule:

Thu, Jan 19, 7:00pm  |  Naples

Fri, Jan 20, 8:00pm  |  Coral Gables

Sat, Jan 21, 7:30pm  |  Ft. Lauderdale

Sun, Jan 22, 4:00pm  |  Miami Beach

Single tickets will go on sale September 6, 2022.

Performances in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties Sponsored By:
The Clinton Family Fund Broward County Florida Cultural Division Coral Gables The City Beautiful Coral Gables Community Foundation The Dunspaugh-Dalton Foundation Enterprise Holdings Foundation Funding ARTS Broward! Funding ARTS Network First Miami Key Biscayne Community Foundation Knight Foundation The Hutson Wiley Echevarria Foundation Miami Beach Miami-Dade County Miami-Dade County Public Schools Miami Salon Quest National Endowment for the Arts NCCO Norfolk Southern Kirk Foundation Someone & Somebody South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center P. L. Dodge Southern Land Films Florida Department of State Division of Cultural Affairs The Children's Trust Williamson Automotive WLRN Arts Calendar
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