Airs Monday, October 1 at 11:00 a.m. This week on Summer Stages we're heading to Russia by way of Savannah. Violinist Daniel Hope and Benny Kim take us on a Journey with Tchaikovsky Sextet in D minor "Souvenir of Florence." Philip Dukes and Carla Maria Rodrigues will join then on viola and Josephine Knight and Keith Robinson on cellist. Then violinist Daniel Hope, violist Philip Dukes and cellists Josephine Knight and Keith Robinson will present Arensky’s String Quartet No. 2 Op.35. To close the program pianist Menahem Pressler joins violinist Daniel Hope and cellist Josephine Knight for the Piano Trio No.4, Op.90 by Dvorak.
Kermit Poling talks with music director Michael Butterman and violinist Vadim Gluzman about the Shreveport Symphony’s 2012-13 season opening concert. The concert features Mr. Gluzman in the Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minorn. The concert opens with the Academic Festival Overture of Brahms and concludes with the Dvorak Symphony No. 8, a work filled with beautiful folk melodies and charm. More information at Shreveport Symphony.