Michael Butterman

Michael Butterman
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Airs Friday, November 15, 2019, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with conductor Michael Butterman and guest soloist Francisco Fullana about the next concert by the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra featuring violinist Francisco Fullana in Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 5, the “Turkish.” Also on the concert is the Suite from “There Will Be Blood” by Greenwood and Schubert's Symphony No. 5. For complete details visit online the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra or call 318 - 227 - 8863.

Airs Friday, April 19, 2019, at 12 noon This past Sunday conductor Michael Butterman lead the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra along with the Centenary College Choir and the PRÍSMA Vocal Ensemble for a performance of Bach's St. Matthew Passion. The concert featured soprano Tess Altiveros, alto Abigail Nims, tenor Brian Wallin; bass Andrew Wilkowske, and as the evangelist we have Derek Chester with Stephen Morscheck as Jesus. The Centenary College Choir was led by director Dr.

Air Friday, April 12, 2019, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with Conductor Michael Butterman and stage director Robert Neu about a not to missed experience this Sunday at 3 p.m. when the Shreveport Symphony's performance of Bach's St. Matthew Passion, featuring soprano Tess Altiveros, alto Abigail Nims, tenor Brian Wallin; bass Andrew Wilkowske, and as the evangelist we have Derek Chester with Stephen Morscheck as Jesus. Centenary College Choir will be there under director Dr. David Hobson as well. This is a staged production with Robert Neu as stage director. The concert begins at 3 p.m. in First Baptist Shreveport with a pre-concert discussion starts at 2:10 p.m. For complete details visit online the Shreveport Symphony or call 318-227-8863.

Airs Friday, November 16, 2018, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with Conductor Michael Butterman and Wideman Piano Competition Gold Medalist Mei Li about the next SSO concert, a special evening of music by Beethoven. Fresh and youthful, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 1 and Piano Concerto No. 1 will be featured along with Beethoven's Overture to Egmont. For complete details visit the Shreveport Symphony online of call 318-227-8863.

Airs Friday, October 26, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with Conductor Michael Buttermen about the next Shreveport Symphony featuring an Evening with Broadway Star Ashley Brown. The concert will take place this Saturday, October 27, 2018, in the First Baptist Shreveport.

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.

Airs Friday, July 6, 2018, at 12 noon. This week on the Regional Symphony Broadcast the Shreveport Symphony presents a Salute to John Williams. Michael Butterman leads the orchestra. Revel in fantastic music by America’s greatest living composer for film―the incomparable John Williams. With Star Wars, E.T., Jaws, Harry Potter and more, this broadcast promises to be a delight for all ages!

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Airs Friday, Mary 4, 2018, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with Maestro Michael Butterman and violinist Philippe Quint about the Shreveport Symphony's Season Finale featuring Philippe Quint as soloist in the Violin Concerto by Korngold. The concert opens with the Overture to Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss Jr. and the Symphony No. 4 by Johannes Brahms. For more information visit the Shreveport Symphony online or call 318-227-8863.

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Airs Friday, May 4, 2018 at 12 noon. The week on our Regional Broadcasts the members of the Shreveport Symphony is joined by cellist John-Henry Crawford in the cello concerto by Gulda and then maestro Michael Butterman leads the orchestra in Schubert's Symphony No. 9, “Great C Major.” 

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