An American Celebration

3:30PM, Saturday, May 8, 2021
Festival Park
2911 East Robinson Street
Orlando, FL 32803
7:30PM, Saturday, May 8, 2021
Festival Park
2911 East Robinson Street
Orlando, FL 32803
Eric Jacobsen,conductor
Aoife O’Donovan,Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter
JOHN STAFFORD SMITH– The Star-Spangled Banner
AARON COPLAND– Fanfare for the Common Man
GEORGE WALKER– Lyric for Strings
LEONARD BERNSTEIN– Selections from West Side Story
AOIFE O’DONOVAN– “American, Come” (World Premiere)
JOAN TOWER– Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman No. 1
AARON COPLAND– Appalachian Spring
JOHN PHILIP SOUSA– The Stars and Stripes Forever
TRADITIONAL– Amazing Grace
AARON COPLAND– Rodeo: Four Dance Episodes, IV. Hoe-Down

Music Director Eric Jacobsen leads the Orlando Philharmonic in a season-ending celebration of America, featuring highlights from Leonard Bernstein’s West Side Story, Aaron Copland’s Hoe-down, and John Philip Sousa’s “The Stars and Stripes Forever”. Plus, internationally acclaimed Grammy Award-winning folk singer Aoife O’Donovan takes center stage for the world premiere of her song cycle honoring the anniversary of the passing of the 19th Amendment.

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Grammy award-winning songwriter and musician Aoife O’Donovan is one of the most sought-after singers and songwriters of her generation. She has released 3 critically-acclaimed solo albums, is co-founder of the bands I’m With Her and Crooked Still, is the featured vocalist on The Goat Rodeo Sessions with Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer, and Chris Thile, and spent a decade contributing to the radio variety shows “Live From Here” and “A Prairie Home Companion”.

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