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Spotlight - The Shreveport Symphony celebrates the anniversary of Rhapsody in Blue

Shreveport Symphony

Red River Radio's Kermit Poling speaks with Michael Butterman, music director of the Shreveport Symphony, and Jeffrey Biegel, guest pianist, about this weekend's concerts featuring the music of George Gershwin, Howard Hanson and a new Rhapsody in Red, White and Blue. There is also a piano recital Sunday afternoon as part of Noel Foundation Chamber Music series.

Saturday, November 18—7:30 PM
RiverView Theater
Shreveport Symphony Orchestra
Michael Butterman, conductor
Jeffrey Biegel, piano

HANSON Symphony No. 2, “Romantic”
PETER BOYER Rhapsody in Red, White & Blue
GERSHWIN Rhapsody in Blue

Celebrating the centennial of Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue, pianist Jeffrey Biegel pairs this iconic work with the Louisiana premiere of a new American rhapsody by Peter Boyer. Hanson’s “Romantic” Symphony overflows with lyricism.

Pre-concert talk begins at 6:40 PM

318.227.TUNE (8863) for tickets