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Dec. 03 2019

The Hopkins Symphony performs unexpectedly tonal works

By John Scherch | Posted in Interviews, New Music | Comments Off on The Hopkins Symphony performs unexpectedly tonal works

Jordan Randall Smith, Hopkins Concert Orchestra Music Director and who will be guest conducting the Hopkins Symphony this Saturday at 7:30, came by to have a chat about how the works on the program (Sibelius’s 7th symphony, Prokofiev’s 3rd piano concerto, and a new work by Shelley Washington) are all from times that people don’t expect the most listener-friendly works to come from, but are in fact rich in melody and tonal harmony.

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