Intersections of Past and Present: Hailstork and Haydn free livestream!

The Fresno Philharmonic launched its 2020-2021 Digital Masterworks Series with a FREE concert exploring connections between present and past. American composer William Bolcom’s Commedia is a witty commentary on the classical symphonic style of Haydn. The music of Adolphus Hailstork, hailed as the dean of African-American composers, is also steeped in the classical tradition. Here is the 42 minute performance:

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