Pre-concert talk at 6:00PM, by GLCO Music Director, Libor Ondras.
This season marks the 20th Anniversary of the GLCO. With a nod to the past and a look to the future, this performance features a wide representation of American composers, including American classics, Copland and Gershwin; young African American composers, Jessie Montgomery and Tre Bryant; established contemporary American composers, Gwyneth Walker (GLCO composer in residence) and Kenji Bunch; and local composers/arrangers, Anthony Patterson and Roger Tallman. The performance also includes a collaboration with Gerber Strings students and presents the 2019 Young Artist Competition winner, Helen Hanchin (flute).
Gwyneth Walker – Overture to Great Lakes Cantata
Kenji Bunch – Tango Morendo for Chamber Orchestra
G. Gershwin – Rhapsody in Blue (arr. By Anthony Patterson)
Tre Bryant – Quarantainment overture (World premiere)
Roger Tallman – Conflicted (World Premiere)
W.A. Mozart – Concerto for flute and orchestra in D major K.314 (1st movement)
Featuring GLCO’s Young Artist 2020 competition winner
Aaron Copland – Appalachian Spring
Jessie Montgomery – Banner for Chamber Orchestra
The GLCO is a regional professional orchestra providing live orchestral concerts that entertain, educate and inspire.
COVID-19 safety protocol is in place, including: socially-distanced seating; temperature checks at the door; and required mask-wearing during the performance.