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Red River Radio Spotlight: Simone Dinnerstein with the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra

Simone Dinnersten

Aired Friday, May 2 at 11 a.m.  Kermit Poling spoke with pianist Simone Dinnersten, composer Philip Lasser, and music director/conductor Michael Betterman about the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra's season finale and chamber concerts this weekend. Works to be performed are Ravel's Le tombeau de Couperin, Philip Lasser's Piano Concerto subtitled The Circle and the Child, and Dvorak's Symphony No. 9 (“From the New World”). Sunday's chamber concert features J.S. Bach's Two Part Inventions; excerpts from J.S. Bach's Goldberg Variations Arr. for string trio; and J.S. Bach's Sonata for Violin and Piano in C minor, BWV 1017.

The Symphony concert takes place Saturday, May 3 at 7:30 p.m. in RiverView Theater and the Chamber Concert takes place Sunday, May 4 at 3 p.m. in Anderson Auditorium at the Hurley School of Music on the Campus of Centenary College. 

For more information visit the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra online or call 318-227-8863.

Simone Dinnersten at the piano in the RRR Studios

The 2019 silver medal winner of the International Global Music Award, Kermit Poling is Music Director of both the South Arkansas Symphony, the Marshall Symphony Orchestra, the Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet, the Associate Conductor of the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra as well as General Manager of the Red River Radio Network.