Solihull Arts Complex

An African-American Folk Symphony

An African-American Folk Symphony

Solihull Symphony Orchestra William L Dawson - An Afro-American Folk Symphony

Solihull Symphony Orchestra with guest conductor Richard Jenkinson perform William L Dawson’s 1934 Afro-American Folk Symphony and Jay Ungar’s haunting Ashokan Farewell together with works by Elgar and Delius, both of whom died in 1934.

In celebration of the Commonwealth Games coming to Birmingham, the concert opens with Delibes’ Prelude et les Chasseresses

Delibes – Prelude et les Chasseresses
Elgar – Cockaigne Overture
Delius –  La Calinda
Delius – Summer Night on the River
Ungar – Ashokan Farewell
Dawson – An African-American Folk Symphony

Children under the age of 16 go free, but must have their own ticket and be accompanied by an adult.

Book Tickets

Date: Saturday 2 July

Start Time: 7.30pm

Ticket Price: £13 Full / £11 Concessions / £5 students / Children under 16 FREE

Running Time: 2 Hours

Suitable for all ages

Address: Shirley Methodist Church (257 Stratford Road, Shirley, Solihull, B90 3AL)

Free Parking Available

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