Beyond the Baton

Air Date: 11/15/2021

Beyond the Baton is the television biography of conductor Thomas Wilkins, music director of the Omaha Symphony Orchestra and the first African American in the history of the Boston Symphony to hold a conducting position. In the midst of a deadly pandemic, Wilkins celebrates the 100th birthday of the Omaha Symphony with a powerful concert where “music still flourishes and beauty gets to have the last word.”

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