Classical Connections
feat. Steven Banks, saxophone
March 23, 2024 at 7:30 PM
Destin-Fort Walton Beach Convention Center

Prepare to be spellbound by the mesmerizing talent of charismatic saxophonist Steven Banks. Recipient of the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant and Sinfonia Gulf Coast's Young Concert Artist prize, he pushes boundaries, expanding the instrument's repertoire while showcasing its vast capabilities. 

Hear this newly commissioned work for saxophone and orchestra by award-winning composer Billy Childs: Diaspora, Motherland and If We Must Die - three compelling pieces inspired by African American poems that chronicle the black American journey from mournful suppression to joyful empowerment. Mussorgsky's riveting Pictures at an Exhibition completes this compelling program. 

Don't miss the opportunity to experience this unique and intimate composition, co-commissioned by Sinfonia Gulf Coast and performed by one of our generation's emerging musical genius. 

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$35.00 - Preferred Seating (lower level)

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