Giddens, the Pops, and "Rediscovering the Incredible Black Composer"

Sunday at 7pm, in an encore broadcast from 2019, Rhiannon Giddens, along with pianist Lara Downes, joins the Boston Pops and conductor Keith Lockhart for a program of discovery, witih music by Margaret Bonds, Eubie Blake, Florence Price, and more!

Sunday, May 17, 2020
7:00 PM

Recorded May 25, 2019 at Symphony Hall

Rhiannon Giddens
Lara Downes
Darius de Haas

Boston Pops
Keith Lockhart, conductor

JOPLIN Overture to Treemonisha
John WILLIAMS The 1960's: The Turbulent Years, from Nixon
BOWIE arr. MATHES Space Oddity
BECKEL From the Earth to the Moon
BLAKE Boston Pops March
STRAYHORN arr. ELLIOTT Lush Life
STRAYHORN arr. FIRTH Daydream
PRICE Piano Concerto in One Movement (excerpts)
STRAYHORN Pretty Girl
BRADFORD Ain't Gonna Play No Second Fiddle
WALKER Lyric for Strings
Hazel SCOTT arr. ELLIOTT Idyll
BONDS Troubled Water
BLAKE You're Lucky to Me, from Shuffle Along
trad. Pretty Little Girl
trad. Waterboy
trad. Mouth Music

This concert is not available on demand.