Shostakovich

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Airs Friday, February 26, 2021, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with Shreveport Symphony conductor Michael Butterman about the next concert in their Virtual Concert series, on Saturday, February 27, 2021. The concert features Appalachian Spring by Copland and the Chamber Symphony by Shostakovich along with Lyric for Strings by George Walker. For complete details go to Shreveport Symphony or call 318-227-8863.

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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Airs Thursday, August 30, 2018, at 1 p.m. This week on Carnegie Hall Live the renowned Takács Quartet is featured in an emotionally stirring performance of Haydn's String Quartet, Op. 76, No. 5; Shostakovich's String Quartet No. 11; and Brahms' Second String Sextet. The Takács Quartet are Edward Dusinberre and Károly Schranz (violins), Geraldine Walther (viola) and András Fejér (cello). The quartet was joined by guest violist Ericka Eckert and guest cellist David Requiro.

Airs Monday, April 16, 2018, at 1 p.m. This week on the Cleveland Orchestra, violinist David Oistrakh will serve as soloist and conductor in Weber's “Euryanthe” Overture; The Brahms' Violin Concerto and the Symphony No. 10 by Dmitri Shostakovich.

Airs Monday, January 22, 2018, at 1 p.m. This week on the Cleveland Orchestra we delve into the archive for a concert featuring violinist and conductor David Oistrakh who will be featured in the Brahms Violin Concerto in D, and will conduct the Shostakovich Symphony No. 10. George Szell will also be featured leading the orchestra in Weber's “Euyranthe” Overture.

Airs Monday, May 9, at 1 p.m. On this week's concert from the Cleveland Orchestra Giancarlo Guerrero will take the podium as the orchestra performs from Miami with guest cellist Johannes Moser who will present the Cello Concerto No. 1 in E-flat, Op. 107 by Shostakovich.  The concert opens with the Symphony No. 2, “Sinfonia India” by Chavez and concludes with Camille Saint-Saens' Organ Symphony, his Symphony No. 3.

Aired Friday, January 22, at 11 am. Kermit Poling spoke with Music Director Michael Butterman about this weekend's Shreveport Symphony Orchestra Concert which honors Virginia Shehee, longtime supporter of the orchestra and the SSO’s Honorary Board Chair. The concert also celebrates the 65th Anniversary of the Wideman Piano Competition. Guest pianists Stanislav Khristenko and Tomer Gewirtzman will each present a concerto and the concert concludes with the World Premiere of the Symphony No.

Aired Thursday, January 21, at 12 noon Kermit Poling spoke with pianist Stanislav Khristenko and Dr. Lester Senter Wilson, Executive Director of the Wideman International Piano Competition, about this weekend's 65th Anniversary Celebration of the Wideman Piano Competition. Saturday's concert features pianist Stanislav Khristenko in the Piano Concerto No. 2 by Shostakovich and then pianist Tomer Gewirtzman will perform the Piano Concerto in A minor by Grieg. The concert concludes with the world premiere of the Symphony No. 1 (“Shreveport Symphony”) by Kermit Poling.

Air Monday, September 21, at 1 p.m. On this week's broadcast concert by the San Francisco Symphony, pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet will join Maestro James Conlon on stage for a performance of Piano Concerto No. 1 in C minor by Shostakovich. The concert opens with Schulhoff's Scherzo from Symphony No. 5 and concludes with Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Opus 74, Pathétique. Then, from the archives, music director Michael Tilson Thomas will lead the orchestra in the Symphony No. 9 in E-flat major by Shostakovich. Rik Malone will host.

Kermit Poling spoke with Michael Butterman and international piano star Gabriela Montero about the Shreveport Symphony’s all-Russian spectacular which opens their season of concert featuring Kabalevsky’s  The Comedians Suite, Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 9, and the Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 2 with Gabriela Montero as soloist. For more information visit online the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra or call 318-227-8863.

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