About This Event
Boston Landmarks Orchestra, Christopher Wilkins, conductor
Brianna Robinson, soprano
Carrie Cheron, mezzo-soprano
David Coleman, piano
George Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue
Aaron Copland Lincoln Portrait
George Chadwick Jubilee from Symphonic Sketches
William Grant Still Symphony No. 2 ‘Song of a New Race'
Priscilla Alden Beach City Trees
Francine Trester A Walk in Her Shoes (World Premiere)
Rhapsody in Blue has captivated listeners since its premiere nearly a century ago. Audiences still love it for its freshness and fusion of styles. Copland's Lincoln Portrait accompanies some of Lincoln's best-known speeches, including the Gettysburg Address. The world premiere of Francine Trester's A Walk in her Shoes conjures the memory of key women in our city's history.