Muti Conducts Beethoven & Price

February 5, 2023, 8:00 pm

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Florence Price
Portrait of Florence Price Later in Life Looking at the Camera. Florence Beatrice Smith Price Papers Addendum (MC 988a), box 2, folder 1, item 5. Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville.

Celebrating Black History Month! Music Director Riccardo Muti leads works by William Grant Still and Florence Price, the first African American composers to have symphonic works performed by major orchestras. The program begins with Beethoven’s Overture to Egmont and Fourth Symphony, followed by Still’s Mother and Child and Price’s Third Symphony. Rounding out the broadcast, Fritz Reiner conducts Hovhaness’s Mysterious Mountain.


Beethoven: Overture to Egmont, Op. 84

Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 in B-flat Major, Op. 60

Still: Mother and Child

Price: Symphony No. 3 in C Minor