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Adam Sadberry, flute

Adam W. Sadberry, flute

Sunday, March 5, 2023 • 2 PM

Part of the Recital Series

Memphis Symphony Orchestra acting principal flutist Adam W. Sadberry is known for his radiant, lyrical playing. He’s committed to expanding the Black diaspora in the classical music world through promoting equity, representation, music education, and commissioning music that tells stories of the Black experience. Sadberry’s work is further motivated by his desire to continue the legacy of his late grandfather L. Alex Wilson, an important journalist and unsung hero of the civil rights movement. adamsadberry.com

Adam W. Sadberry will be joined on piano by Nathan Cheung, nathancheungmusic.com/


Katherine Hoover (1937-2018) - Winter Spirits (1997), 6’
Valerie Coleman (1970-) - Wish (2015), 13'
William Grant Still (1895-1987) - Mother and Child (1943), 7’
- Intermission -
J.S. Bach (1685-1750) - Partita in A minor, BWV 1013 (1723), 17’
I. Allemande
II. Corrente
III. Sarabande
IV. Bourrée-Anglois
César Franck (1822-1890) - Sonata for piano and flute (1886), 29’
I. Allegretto ben moderato
II. Allegro
III. Recitativo-Fantasia: Ben moderato
IV. Allegretto poco mosso
William Grant Still (1895-1978) - Summerland (1934), 4’


Click here to download the program.



Sunday, March 5, 2023 • 2 PM


Save 20% on the Recital Series: $88 for all four performances. Call 310.506.4522 .


Raitt Recital Hall

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