2018

Event Description

Imani Winds offers a concert program to honor and inspire: Frederic Rzewsk’s work is dedicated to the memory and legacy of John Hope Franklin, the distinguished scholar of African-American history who taught at UChicago; Vijay Iyer’s piece was partially influenced by the Trayvon Martin incident; recent Pulitzer Prize winner Henry Threadgill’s new work reflects his time in Chicago and a civil rights theme. Imani Winds offers a concert program to honor and inspire: Frederic Rzewsk’s work is dedicated to the memory and legacy of John Hope Franklin, the distinguished scholar of African-American history who taught at UChicago; Vijay Iyer’s piece was partially influenced by the Trayvon Martin incident; recent Pulitzer Prize winner Henry Threadgill’s new work reflects his time in Chicago and a civil rights theme.

Performers:
Imani Winds, Cory Smythe

Program:
Frederic Rzewski: Sometimes
Vijay Iyer: Bruits
Henry Threadgill: New work (world premiere)
Traditional: American spirituals, arr. Jeff Scott
Sam Cooke: A Change is Gonna Come, arr. Imani Winds

 

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