The Peabody Post

New Festival Announced Honoring Florence Price

florence priceThe inaugural International Florence Price Festival has been announced with Jordan Randall Smith (DMA, Conducting), Daniel Sampson (MM ’19, Voice), and Jonathan T. Rush (MM ’19, Conducting) among its leaders. The festival is the first annual classical music festival in the United States named after a woman of color and will feature lectures and panels on the significance of Price and her contemporaries, as well as recitals of her music. The festival is slated for August 20-23, 2020 at the University of Maryland and in the Washington D.C. region.

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