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Grand Teton Music Festival
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Airs Monday, May 20, 2019, at 1 p.m. Join us for another concert from the Grand Teton Music Festival when Music Director Donald Runnicles leads the festival orchestra movemnets 2 & 3 from the Violin Concerto by Brahms with violinist James Ehnes followed by the final movement of Beethoven's Symphony No. 9. To open Jeannette Sorrell will lead the orchestra from the harpsichord in the first movement from Bach's Brandenburg No. 5.

Grand Teton Music Festival
Grand Teton Music Festival / Grand Teton Music Festival

Airs Monday, February 18, 2019, at 1 p.m. Join us for another concert from the Grand Teton Music Festival with Music Director Donald Runnicles who leads the orchestra in a Spotlight on composer Kareem Roustom featuring his Excerpts from the String Quartet "Shades of Night," and the Ramal. Also on the concert the first movement from the String Sextet No. 2 by Brahms.

Airs Thursday, November 29, 2018, at 1 p.m. This Carnegie Hall Live broadcast features pianist Sir András Schiff performing fantasies, sonatas and suites by Mendelssohn and the most well-known configuration of the "Three Bs" — Bach, Beethoven and Brahms. The concert opens with Mendelssohn's Fantasia in F-sharp Minor, Op. 28. Then we'll hear the Piano Sonata No. 24 in F-sharp Major, Op. 78 by Beethoven. Next up, two works by Brahms, his Klavierstücke, Op. 76; and his Seven Fantasies, Op. 116. And this concert concludes with Bach's English Suite No. 6 in D Minor.

Airs Thursday, October 25, 2018, at 1 p.m. In this performance recorded live at Carnegie Hall, acclaimed pianist Yuja Wang performed a solo recital weaving together works across the romantic repertory. The program features a pair of ballades by Brahms; Schumann's Kreisleriana (based on the E.T.A. Hoffmann character, the eccentric conductor Johannes Kreisler); and finally Beethoven's deeply moving "Hammerklavier" Sonata. Anthony McGill, principal clarinetist of the New York Philharmonic, joined John Schaefer to co-host this live broadcast.

Airs Friday, September 21, 2018, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with conductor Michael Butterman about the 2018-19 season opener by the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra with violinist Karen Gomyo. The concert features Tan Dun's Passacaglia: Secret of Wind and Birds; the Violin Concerto No. 2 by Shostakovich, and Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition. Complete details can be found on line at Shreveport Symphony Orchestra or by calling 318-227-8863.

Also, on Sunday, September 23, at 3 p.m. is the first Chamber concert of the season with Clara Schumann's Works for Solo Piano, Robert Schumann's Fantasy Pieces for Clarinet & Piano, and the Clarinet Trio by Brahms. This chamber concert is free and will take place in Anderson Auditorium on the Centenary College Campus.

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