Aaron Copland

San Francisco Symphony Onstage
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Airs Monday, August 19, 2019, at 1 p.m. Pianist Daniil Trifonov joins Michael Tilson Thomas and the orchestra for the fiendishly difficult Rachmaninoff 3. Also performed are two of Jean Sibelius's final works that redefined what a symphony could be.

Program:
Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 6, Op. 104
Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 7 in C major, Op. 105
Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30
Aaron Copland: Quiet City

San Francisco Symphony Onstage
Stefan Cohen / SFS

Airs Monday, August 5, 2019, at 1 p.m. Pianist Behzod Abduraimov joins Michael Tilson Thomas and the orchestra for a musical chess match by Sergei Prokofiev. Also featured is a world premiere by the symphony's former composer in residence, Charles Wuorinen, and Aaron Copland's voice of the people.

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Airs Friday, june 29, 2018, at 12 noon. This week on the Regional Symphony Broadcast we present the opening concert from the 42nd season of the Shreveport Summer Music Festival. The concert features Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky Elegie from Serenade for String Orchestra, Shaker loops by John Adams, the Violin Concerto #2 by Philip Glass with violinist Holly Mulcahy, and Aaron Copland's Appalachian Spring Suite with original instrumentation. Leonard Kacenjar and Kermit Poling conduct.

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Airs Sunday, April 1, 2018, at 6 - 8 p.m. A Celebration of Peace Through Music is a celebration of music and spirit, open to people of all faiths. Conducted by Sir Gilbert Levine, the concert honors the canonizations of Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII, in the spirit of Pope Francis. Each musical work performed was selected to reflect the spirit of these three great spiritual leaders and their commitment to peace and brotherhood among people of all faiths.

Airs Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 12 noon. Kermit Poling spoke with Thomas Hundemer, principle French Horn for the Shreveport Symphony along with Rick Rowell, principal Trumpet about the Shreveport Symphony’s upcoming Noel Foundation Chamber Concert called Brass Spectacular: Fanfares and Flourishes which takes place this Sunday, February 25, at 3 p.m. and the LSUS Auditorium at the University Center. A Brass and Percussion Ensemble program featuring works by Michael Daugherty, Giovanni Gabrieli, Aaron Copland, Karel Husa, Joan Tower, and Benjamin Britten.

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