Classical Movements’ “Inauguration Fanfare for Joe and Kamala” to stream on Jan. 19

Posted on: January 15, 2021

Musicians from fourteen orchestras will perform in a virtual event entitled “Inauguration Fanfare for Joe and Kamala,” set to stream on Tuesday, January 19 at 12 p.m. ET, the day before the inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as President and Vice President. The event was conceived and produced by Classical Movements President Neeta Helms, and conducted by Marin Alsop. The performance features two works: Aaron Copland’s Fanfare for the Common Man and Joan Tower’s Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman No. 1. The fourteen brass and percussion musicians in the “Hope and Harmony” ensemble represent the Atlanta Symphony, Baltimore Symphony, Chicago Symphony, Cincinnati Symphony, Dallas Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Minnesota Orchestra, National Symphony, New York Philharmonic, Pacific Symphony, Peabody Institute, South Asian Symphony, St. Louis Symphony and Utah Symphony. The performance will be livestreamed simultaneously by Classical Movements and the partner orchestras. Musicians recorded music in their homes and on site across the country. In announcing the event, Helms said, “Conceived to bring together a divided country through the power of music, this diverse and representative ensemble of musicians from across the United States reflects and celebrates our country’s own beautiful patchwork.” Visit Classical Movements for more.