Anchorage Symphony's "Trailblazers"
- The Egmont Overture was commissioned for a play by the same name by Johann Wolfgang van Goethe. Composed during the Napoleonic Wars; Beethoven used this piece to express his political opinion against Napoleon’s oppressive government.
- Anchorage audiences may remember Zach DePue as a founding member of the jazz trio, Time for Three. He returns to the Atwood Stage to perform Dvorák’s Violin Concerto, a masterpiece from his Slavic period.
- An undeniable trailblazer, Florence Beatrice Smith Price’s Symphony No. 1 was the first symphony by an African-American woman to be performed by a major American orchestra (Chicago Symphony Orchestra, 1933).
CHILDREN — Recommended for ages 6 and older. Helpful links to artists and show information will help you decide who is likely to enjoy the show. Please also consider the start time and length of the show when deciding whether to bring children.
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