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A Toast to Women!

  • Carolina Theatre of Durham 309 West Morgan Street Durham, NC 27701 United States (map)

Farrenc - Overture No.1
Piazzolla - Aconcagua Concerto for Bandoneon and Orchestra
Price - Symphony No.1

featuring Hanzhi Wang - accordion

Opening the season is a concert dedicated entirely to the woman musician, both as a composer and performer. Highlighted by Chinese accordion player and winner of the 2017 International Young Concert Artist Auditions Hanzhi Wang, this program features a dramatic overture by the French virtuoso Louise Farrenc, and a symphony by little known African- American composer Florence Price.

Preceding the concert, The COT will host a seminar entitled Challenges Facing Women Musicians.

Earlier Event: May 6
A Touch of French Elegance
Later Event: November 18
Music, Religion, and Philosophy