Performance Today®

with host Fred Child

: Rediscovering Florence Price

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Price's Concerto in One Movement was premiered by pianist Margaret Bonds under the direction of Maestro Ebba Sundstrom with the Women's Symphony Orchestra of Chicago at the 1933-34 World's Fair in Chicago.

Every day during Black History Month, we'll highlight an African American composer or musician. On Thursday's Performance Today, we'll hear about composer Florence Price, and a story about how a treasure trove of her work was rediscovered.