Premiere of the Month: Nathalie Joachim’s new cello concerto for Seth Parker Woods


The Black dandyism fashion movement spawns a new cello concerto

‘The starting point was a conversation with Seth about the Black dandyism movement,’ says Haitian–American composer Nathalie Joachim about her new cello concerto Had to Be for US cellist Seth Parker Woods. ‘African American men appropriated European fashion by subverting preconceived understandings of Black manhood.’…

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