ASU Concerts @ The Center
Combining performances with commentary from the stage, this concert series showcases the talented faculty and students of the Arizona State University Herberger Institute School of Music.
The ASU Philharmonia and Gospel Choir combine efforts for an unforgettable afternoon of symphony and gospel music.
ASU Symphony Orchestra and ASU Gospel Choir
Jeffery Meyer – Conductor
Gordon Hawkins – Baritone
Daniel Bernard Roumain – Guest Composer
Jason Thompson – Gospel Choir Director
Mahler: Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (Songs of a Wayfarer)
Daniel Bernard Roumain: Harvest (2004/2017) (World Premiere)
Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique, op.14
The ASU Symphony Orchestra presents a collaboration with ASU’s Daniel Bernard Roumain (composer), Gordon Hawkins (baritone), and the ASU Gospel Choir. Roumain’s Harvest focuses on the collective culture of the African American spiritual, while Mahler’s Songs of a Wayfarer looks at the composer’s own experience of loss and regret. The performance concludes with Berlioz’s wild and radical Symphonie fantastique.