The women of symphonic music.
A span of 200 years connects these pioneering women of classical music. Clara Schumann – a foremost piano virtuosi of the 19th century. Florence Price – the first Black woman recognized as a symphonic composer. Jennifer Higdon – Grammy and Pulitzer Prize recipient and foremost figure in contemporary classical music today. These women defied barriers and challenged tradition, creating a new voice in classical music.
Guest Artist: Lisa Larsson, Soprano