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William Grant Still

  • Lisa Batiashvili is the soloist in Sibelius’s Violin Concerto, and Andris Nelsons leads the BSO in William Grant Still's tribute to the Finnish composer, as well as a Symphonic Fantasy on Richard Strauss's opera "The Woman Without a Shadow."
  • On WCRB In Concert with Mistral, baritone Justin Austin sings songs and spirituals by Harry Burleigh in a program that also includes Dvorák's "American" Quintet and music by William Grant Still, on-demand.
  • In 1963 Nat King Cole sang, “Roll out those lazy, crazy, hazy days of summer…Dust off the sun and moon and sing a song of cheer.” We’re singing a…
  • Early American composers could have shaken off their European sound and mined the rich trove of African American music. They didn't. And one historian believes we're worse off because of it.
  • Sunday, November 25, 20187:00pmOn WCRB In Concert with A Far Cry, the GRAMMY-nominated conductorless ensemble performs Mussorgsky's musical tour through a…