Hope Leads Appalachian Spring

Presented by New Century Chamber Orchestra

Leah Hawkins, soprano (credit Dario Acosta)

Music Director Daniel Hope leads New Century Chamber Orchestra in a program of works from the mid-20th century that shaped the American sound for a new generation, headlined by one of Aaron Copland's most popular works, Appalachian Spring Suite, in its intimate original setting for 13 instruments. American soprano Leah Hawkins makes her New Century debut with a collection of works highlighting influential voices from the Harlem Renaissance, including Florence Price, William Grant Still, Duke Ellington and Harry Lawrence Freeman.

City: San Francisco
Price Range:
$30 to $67.50

Program Items

Aaron Copland Appalachian Spring Suite
Florence Price Adoration, for violin and strings
David Diamond Rounds, for strings
Florence Price "We Have Tomorrow"
Florence Price "Hold Fast To Dreams"
William Grant Still Songs of Separation
Duke Ellington "Come Sunday"
Harry Lawrence Freeman "Chloe’s Aria" from Voodoo


Daniel Hope Music Director & Concertmaster
Leah Hawkins Soprano

Presidio Theatre on the Main Post

Presidio Theatre on the Main Post

99 Moraga Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94129
United States