Saturday, January 25, 2020 | 7:30 p.m.
Huntsville Symphony Orchestra
Gregory Vajda, Music Director & Conductor
This program of music by American composers beginswith Gershwin’s Cuban Overture – a“Rhumba for orchestra” inspired by the music of Havana – and continues withPulitzer-winner Joseph Schwantner’s renowned Concerto for percussion andorchestra, starring HSO Principal Percussion Sean Ritenauer. Copland’sinspiring Third, his final and most famous symphony, blends postwar optimism withdistinctively American themes.