As a border state during the Civil War, the state of Missouri was home to numerous battles and skirmishes. The state’s residents were divided, supporting both sides of the war.
Barbara Harbach is the composer of a new work called “A State Divided – Missouri Symphony for String Orchestra.” The piece has three movements and each represents a major chapter in the history of Missouri’s role in the Civil War.
American Century Music along with the St. Louis Art Museum presents “Views from the American Century.”
According to ACM’s website the mission of the organization is to “fill a vacuum in America’s cultural fabric by bringing inspired, well-crafted works out of their obscurity with committed, insightful performances which they unquestionably deserve.”