Pride & Prejudice – Notes from LGBTQ

Friday, February 9, 2018, 8 pm
Paramount Theatre

In this concert, part of our Notes from … series, we will reflect on self-identity and self-expression through the artistry of LGBTQ composers and musicians – celebrating difference, finding common ground and embracing the beauty of authenticity. Noah Galvin from ABC’s The Real O’Neals will be featured, along with world-renowned pianist Sara Davis Buechner.

Barber Essay for Orchestra No.1

Britten Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings
Jonathan Blalock, tenor

Jennifer Higdon Blue Cathedral

Rosser and Sohne Songs
Noah Galvin

Saint Saёns Piano Concerto No. 2
Sara Davis Buechner, piano

Free pre-concert talk begins at 7 pm

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“In September 1998, David Buechner, then 39, a prominent classical pianist, came out as a transgender woman, explaining that from then on, she would live and perform as Sara Davis Buechner. The pianist had been accustomed to rave reviews (at 24, David, in his New York City concert debut, was called “an extraordinary young artist” by a New York Times critic). But the debut as Sara, reported in a Times magazine article, was not so well received, even by loved ones.”

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Video: Crossing the Concourse