Shreveport Symphony

Shreveport Symphony
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Airs Friday, March 26, 2021, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with Conductor Michael Butterman and Violinist Alexander Kerr about this weekend concert by the Shreveport Symphony featuring Mr. Kerr in Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 3 along with Frederick Delius' On Hearing the first Cuckoo in Spring and Respighi's Botticelli Triptych. 

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Airs Friday, March 12, 2021, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with Shreveport Symphony Orchestra conductor Michael Butterman about the next concert in their series featuring the music of Ark-La-Tex native son Scott Joplin and others who were part of the Ragtime revolution a century ago. For complete information and tickets visit the Shreveport Symphony or call 318-227-8863.

Shreveport Symphony
Shreveport Symphony / Shreveport Symphony

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.

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Airs Friday, January 29, 2020, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with Music Director Michael Butterman about the Shreveport Symphony's virtual concert featuring Spanish violin phenomenon Francisco Fullana in a concert featuring a recomposed version of Vivaldi's Four Seasons by Max Richter along with Vaughan-Williams' The Lark Ascending. Complete details can be found at Shreveport Symphony or by calling 318-227-8863.

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Airs Friday, September 13, 2019, at 11 a.m. Airs Friday, September 13, 2019, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with Metropolitan Opera Tenor David Portillo about YouthCue's "LOOK AT THE WORLD II," a concert featuring this Sunday night, September 15, 2019, at 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Shreveport. Join the Shreveport Symphony, Metropolitan Opera Tenor David Portillo, Actress Angelique Feaster Evans, 2019 American Idol finalist Walker Burroughs, a chorus of 300 regional singers, all under conductor Randy Edwards.

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.

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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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Airs Friday, April 27, 2018 at 12 noon. The week on our Regional Broadcasts the members of the Shreveport Symphony present a Chamber Concert featuring Claude Bolling's Suite for Cello and Jazz Piano and Schubert's Piano Quintet in A, D. 667, th "Trout Quintet." Members of the Shreveport Symphony will be joined by cellist John Henry Crawford and pianist Tzu-Yin Huang.

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Airs Friday, February 23, 2018 at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with Erich Bergen from Madam Secretary and Jersey Boys The Hollywood Songbook with Erich Bergen from Madam Secretary and Jersey Boys about his appearance with the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra this Saturday night, February 24, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. in Riverview Theater. For ticket information visit online the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra or call 318-227-8863

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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