TSO Live Stream: Gimeno’s Homecoming
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Gustavo Gimeno, conductor
Bologne: Symphony No. 2
Dett/arr. Kulesha: "His Song" from In the Bottoms
Brahms: Serenade No. 1 in D major, Op. 11
As a surprise gift to its community, the TSO presents a special FREE digital event, TSO Live Stream: Gimeno’s Homecoming, conducted by Music Director Gustavo Gimeno.
A playful symphony by 18th-century Black composer—and champion fencer—Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges, opens the program. Brahms's youthful energy and command of melody shine in a Serenade written when he was just 25 years old. Between these two musical gems, the TSO string section sings in Canadian Nathaniel Dett’s “His Song”, a soulful and poignant depiction of African American life in the early 1900s.
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