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    Emperor Concerto with David Deveau

    Presented by at NEC's Jordan Hall

    March 15, 2014


    Emperor Concerto with David Deveau

    Ronald Feldman, Music Director
    David Deveau, piano

    George Gershwin: Girl Crazy Suite
    William Grant Still: Symphony No. 2, "Song of a New Race"
    Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5, "Emperor"

    The LSO presents works by two important American composers alongside a Beethoven masterwork. Through his 1930 musical Girl Crazy, George Gershwin introduced the world to songs including "I Got Rhythm" and "Embraceable You;" Leroy Anderson’s orchestral suite features these and other from Gershwin’s Tin Pan Alley classic. A contemporary of Gershwin, William Grant Still—considered the "dean" of African-American composers—utilized jazz and blues harmonies to depict a vision of an integrated society in “Song of a New Race.” The program closes with Beethoven’s virtuosic “Emperor” Concerto, featuring famed Boston pianist David Deveau.

    This concert benefits Pathways to Wellness, Inc., a nonprofit organization committed to providing equal access to high quality holistic care including acupuncture, shiatsu, and Chinese herbs. Within a compassionate and empowering environment, Pathways provides complementary therapies for clients as an adjunct to their Western medical care. Working in partnership with community health centers and organizations, Pathways promotes a continuum of care for clients in body, mind, and spirit.


    NEC's Jordan Hall

    30 Gainsborough Street
    Boston, MA 02115

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    Admission Info:

    Adult: $30, $45

    Senior: $25, $35

    Student: $15, $25

    Phone: 617-987-0100

    Accessibility Information: Currently, no accessibility information is available for this event.

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