In this portrait of American life and experience, works by Charles Ives, Aaron Copland, and Antonín Dvořák frame the Philadelphia premiere of the Tuba Concerto by Curtis faculty and alumna Jennifer Higdon, one of today’s most popular and widely performed composers.
Mark Russell Smith, conductor (’87) Craig Knox, tuba (’89)
COPLAND Suite from Appalachian Spring (1945)
HIGDON (’88) Tuba Concerto
IVES The Unanswered Questionˇ
DVORÁK Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op. 70