The Charlotte Symphony commissioned a composition from Nkeiru Okoye to celebrate the city’s 250th anniversary. But “you can have a celebratory piece for only about two minutes,” she says. “Then you have to have contrast.” Which she found.
The Charlotte Symphony commissioned a composition from Nkeiru Okoye to celebrate the city’s 250th anniversary. But “you can have a celebratory piece for only about two minutes,” she says. “Then you have to have contrast.” Which she found. Courtesy of Nkeiru Okoye
The Charlotte Symphony commissioned a composition from Nkeiru Okoye to celebrate the city’s 250th anniversary. But “you can have a celebratory piece for only about two minutes,” she says. “Then you have to have contrast.” Which she found. Courtesy of Nkeiru Okoye

250 years in 12 minutes? Composer tries to capture Charlotte history in piece for Symphony

September 14, 2018 03:08 PM