National Philharmonic: Portrait of a Queen – Free Streaming Concert

April 11, 2021 to @ 06:00 PM - April 11, 2021 @ 06:15 PM
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Free Streaming Concert from Strathmore
5301 Tuckerman Ln,
North Bethesda, 20852, MD

Additional Information

Phone: 202.669.4106
Name: National Philharmonic

Description

Piotr Gajewski, conductor. Carlos Simon’s moving Portrait of the Queen traces the evolution of Black people in America through the lens of one figurative Black woman who represents strength, courage, and selflessness. Dramatic spoken word, written by Courtney D. Ware, poetically expresses the thoughts and feelings of the protagonist, enhancing her musical portrait.

Julius Wirth, viola
Rehanna Thelwell, narrator

Ralph Vaughan-Williams, Flos Campi
Carlos Simon, Portrait of a Queen