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Albany Symphony: American Music Festival

  • Troy Savings Bank Music Hall 30 2nd Street Troy, NY 12180 United States (map)

Speak Out, Justice!

David Alan Miller and musicians of the Albany Symphony premiere four new melodrams for chamber orchestra and narrator, each inspired by notable Americans who advanced “liberty and justice for all.”

Evan Mack: A Little More Perfect
Inspired by Justice Kennedy’s Supreme Court Ruling on Same Sex Marriage

Jorge Sosa: I Dissent
Inspired by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor

Molly Joyce: Past and Present
Inspired by pioneering journalist Nellie Bly and her reporting on the conditions at the Blackwell Island mental institution

Bora Yoon: The Master’s Tools Will Never Dismantle The Master’s House

Inspired by text from NYC-born Audre Lorde's famous essay 'The Master’s Tools Will Never Dismantle The Master’s House'.

Judy Bozone: MOONSHOT

Inspired by native New Yorker and congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her recent work on the Green New Deal.