Amy Porter, Flute
Shostakovich: Chamber Symphony, Op. 110a
Daugherty: Trail of Tears
Beethoven: Symphony No. 8, Op. 93 in F Major
Audiences will be mesmerized by Michael Daugherty’s Trail of Tears, featuring soloist Amy Porter in a dramatic flute concerto depicting the forced removal of Native Americans from their ancestral lands during the 1830s. Also included is Shostakovich’s dark and striking Chamber Symphony, and, Beethoven’s nostalgic Eighth Symphony, celebrating the composer’s 250th birthday.