Concert Performances

William Grant Still’s Dismal Swamp

The Orchestra Now, conducted by Leon Botstein, and pianist Frank Corliss perform William Grant Still‘s Dismal Swamp in a livestreamed concert from the Fisher Center at Bard on May 7, 2022.

William Grant Still
Born: 5/11/1895 in Woodville, MS
Died: 12/3/1978 at age 83 in Los Angeles

Written: 1935, at age 40
Premiered: 10/30/1936 at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY; Howard Hanson, conductor

Concert notes by TŌN bass trombonist Austin Pancner.