Shining a light on the music and life of Julia Perry (1924–1979) - Akron Symphony Orchestra

Shining a light on the music and life of Julia Perry (1924–1979)

Oral History

Music Director Christopher Wilkins reflects on the life of Julia Perry with Ophelia Averitt, former president of the Akron Chapter of NAACP, and Roger Zahab, composer, conductor, violinist, and lecturer.

Recordings

Akron Symphony
Frammenti dalle lettere di Santa Caterina (1957) excerpts   4:42
(Fragments from the Letters of Saint Catherine)
Four Spirituals (1965–67) excerpts 2:52
Symphony No. 10 “Soul Symphony” (1972) excerpts 2:29
Homage to Vivaldi (1964) excerpts 4:57

EXO (Experiential Orchestra, NYC)
James Blachly, Music Director

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