Dvorak and Black Music, 1893 to the Present


February 26, 2017 , 3:00 PM

A distinguished panel of scholars and musicians will explore the social and aesthetic history and outcomes of Antonin Dvorak’s inspirational connections with the late 19th-century African-American community. Organized by Professor Michael Beckerman of NYU and the NewYork Philharmonic 2016-17 Season Leonard Bernstein Scholar-in-Residence, and Con-ductor Maurice Peress, Professor at the Aaron Copland School of Music. This event is presented as part of the New York Philharmonic’s “New World Initiative” in honor of their 175th year.

Pay at door $20; Seniors, Students, Czech Center Club Members $10.

For more information, please visit www.bohemianbenevolent.org.

Image: Harry T. Burleigh, African-American composer, arranger, and professional singer. Photograph courtesy of Jean E. Snyder.

Organized by: DAHA, BBLA