Classical

Gateways Music Festival Opening Concert: Celebrating Rochester's Own

When: Mon., Nov. 9, 7 p.m. 2020

“Celebrating Rochester’s Own” features Rochester-area professional classical musicians of African descent performing chamber music, concert arias and spirituals. Artists include Kearstin Piper Brown, soprano; Nicole Cabell, soprano; Boubacar Diallo, cello; Elena O’Connor, soprano; Herb Smith, trumpet; George Taylor, viola; and Lee Wright, piano. Pre-Concert Conversation: Herbert Smith, host, trumpet and Gateways Artistic Programs Committee; Kearstin Piper Brown, soprano and Gateways board member; Lee Koonce, President & Artistic Director, Gateways Music Festival and Thomas Warfield, senior lecturer, Rochester Institute of Technology and William Warfield Scholarship Fund Board of Directors.

Price: $5-$20; festival passes $20-$50

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