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Music for Families: Music Around the World: Influences of Africa

San Francisco Symphony

San Francisco Symphony Music for Families: Music Around the World: Influences of Africa

The musical traditions of Africa have inspired composers and musicians for centuries. Join Guest Conductor Joseph Young and the SF Symphony as they take you on an exciting tour of music that celebrates African cultures, the spirit of jazz, and some of our most admired African American composers.

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Program

Saint-Georges

Allegro from Symphony No. 1, Opus 11, no. 1 in D major

Jesse Montgomery

Starburst

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

Le tarantelle fretillante from Petite Suite de Concert

James P Johnson

Excerpts from Drums

Ellington

Giggling Rapids from The Rivers

Performers

Joseph Young

Conductor

Clairdee

Vocalist