Soulful Symphony with Darin Atwater: Song in a Strange Land | KCET
"Soulful Symphony with Darin Atwater" features an acclaimed African American orchestra's genre-defying original compositions and arrangements of popular tunes. The 85-member Soulful Symphony ensemble, led by founder and artistic director Darin Atwater, performs "Song in a Strange Land," Atwater's powerful anthem to the African American spirit.
Recorded in high-definition, the program delivers an exciting concert experience -- from soothing strings to the power of the gospel choir, and from blazing brass to the pulse and fire of a rhythm section. Atwater -- a composer, conductor, and pianist -- is regarded as one of the leading artists of his generation. His skills in classical, jazz, and sacred music have earned him a distinguished international reputation and his innovative compositions and arrangements of classical music serve to reach a broader, more diverse audience.