The Missouri History Museum together with University of Missouri—St. Louis (UMSL) present the premiere performance of A State Divided – Missouri Symphony for String Orchestra, composed by prolific and renowned composer Barbara Harbach. A State Divided – Missouri Symphony for String Orchestra is in three movements, each representing a major chapter in the history of Missouri’s involvement in the Civil War. The premiere will be played by the UMSL University Orchestra, under the direction of Robert Howard. Each movement will be prefaced by a narration by Louis Gerteis, professor of history at UMSL, placing the movement in the context of the Civil War.
Tuesday, October 23 2012 at 7:00 pm (past)|