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Who were Florence Price, Margaret Bonds & Helen Hagan?

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Wednesday • May 3 • 6:00 pm
Stetson Branch Library 197 Dixwell Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511

RADIANT VOICES: New Haven Celebrates Composers Florence Price, Margaret Bonds & Helen Hagan

New Haven celebrates the musical brilliance and social impact of three exemplary Black, American women composers of the 20th Century: Florence Price, Margaret Bonds, and New Haven’s own Helen Hagan. Experience and learn more about their stories, music, and impact at free events around New Haven, all culminating with the New Haven Symphony Orchestra’s concert on Friday, May 12 at Southern CT State University. 

Who were Florence Price, Margaret Bonds & Helen Hagan?

Soprano and scholar Dr. Lisa Williamson partners with New Haven Symphony Orchestra musicians Tiffany Wee, Marika Basagoitia, Jennifer Quián-López, Rebecca Patterson, and William Braun to perform and discuss Florence Price’s String Quartet No. 2, Margaret Bonds’s vocal music, and Helen Hagan’s newly discovered song titled “Eternity.”Catering provided by Ricky D’s. 

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