World Passport Preview – Thursday, March 2, 2017

Themed hors d’oeurves from France, Austria, Peru and Spain will be served beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Program at 6:00 p.m.
Thomas K. McKeon Center for Creativity
910 S Boston Ave

Signature Symphony Music Director Andrés Franco will speak about the Mozart Requiem which will be performed at the upcoming March 11 concert, as well as music by Mozart’s contemporaries who were born or worked in the New World, including Joseph Bologne, “The Black Mozart.” Bologne was born in Guadeloupe, the son of a wealthy planter and an African slave. He was one of the

Bologne was born in Guadeloupe, the son of a wealthy planter and an African slave. He was one of the Europe’s most famous swordsmen, and became a guard to the King of France and later a Colonel in the French Revolutionary army. He was also a famous violinist and composer. He commissioned and premiered Haydn’s “Paris” Symphonies. The movie to be presented is about his life.

Attendees will receive a two-for-one ticket offer for the March 11 Signature Symphony Classics concert.