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American Music Festival Orchestra Concert
The annual American Music Festival Concert will be held at EMPAC on June 1, 2019. Part of Sing Out! New York, a bold two-weekend national festival and regional tour of musical performances and new art happenings, taking place in renowned concert venues in Troy and in public parks throughout New York State’s Capital Region.
The Albany Symphony continues its exploration of the new American music landscape with a new work by composer/performer Tanner Porter inspired by the women's suffrage movement. The Albany Symphony with soloist Phillip Fisher performs and records John Corigliano's Piano Concerto commemorating its 50th anniversary. Hila Plittman returns to the American Music Festival to perform and record with the orchestra David Del Tredici's Pop-pourri, the first of ten works inspired by Lewis Carroll's Adventures of Alice in Wonderland.
David Alan Miller, conductor
Philip Fisher, piano
Tanner Porter: Albany Symphony Commission
John Corigliano: Piano Concerto
David Del Tredici: "Pop-Pourri"