A Great Day in New York

Fred Sherry, Cello • 5/2/2019

Can you name all of the composers pictured in the Bruce Davidson photograph?

A Great Day in New York Bruce Davidson
A Great Day in New York Bruce Davidson

Fred Sherry and Carol Archer gathered them together in 1999 for the historic portrait. In 2001 Fred curated nine concerts of the their music presented at Merkin Hall and Alice Tully Hall.

"A Great Day in New York is proving a real celebration. Spread over four weeks, this 24-hour span of music moved on another three hours at Alice Tully Hall on Friday evening when nine composers were represented. Mr. Sherry [is] the organizing genius of this festival." -New York Times

Arnold Roth's illustration brilliantly captures a selection of the composers.
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