Copland

Airs Friday, March 23, 2018, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with conductor Michael Butterman about the Shreveport Symphony’s Tribute to Bernstein at 100 featuring the Chichester Psalms with the Centenary College Choir and Prísma Vocal Ensemble. Also on the concert program are the Psalm and Fugue for String Orchestra by Alan Hovanness, Copland's Suite from The Tender Land, and the Russian Easter Festival Overture by Rimsky-Korsakov’s Russian Easter Festival Overture.

Airs Monday, December 4, 2017, at 1 p.m. This week on the Cleveland Orchestra, violinist William Preucil will join maestro Brett Mitchell in a performance of the Violin Concerto No. 3, “Juggler in Paradise” by Augusta Read Thomas, in a concert which opens with Bernstein's Symphonic Suite from “On the Waterfront” and Copland's Symphony No. 3.

Airs Monday, August 28, 2017, at 1 p.m. The San Francisco Symphony continues its season of broadcast concerts this week with three works by Aaron Copland, opening with the Orchestral Variations and then we'll hear Inscape. Next, pianist Inon Barnatan joins the orchestra for Copland's Piano concerto and the Maestro Michael Tilson Thomas will conclude the concert with the Symphony No. 2 in C major by Schumann and a new work by Mason Bates simple called "The B Side."

Airs Monday, April 24, 2017, at 1 p.m. This week on Carnegie Hall Live we feature Gustavo Dudamel leading the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela in Ravel’s La Valse; Stravinsky’s La Sacre du Printemps; Brahms’ Hungarian Dance no. 5 in g minor; Copland’s “Hoe-Down" from Rodeo; J. Strauss Jr’s Tritsch-Tratsch Polka, op. 214; Ginastera’s "Malambo" from Estancia; Bernstein’s "Mambo" from West Side Story; Gutierrez’ "Alma llanera" from Aires de Venezuela (arr. José Terencio).

Airs Monday, May 25, at 11 a.m. On the next concert by the San Francisco Symphony music director and conductor Michael Tilson Thomas leads the orchestra in Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Opus 37 with pianist Emanuel Ax. The orchestra also presents Copland's Music from the film Our Town and his Short Symphony plus Debussy's La Plus que lente, On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring by Delius, The Last Spring by Grieg, Delibes “Cortège of Bacchus” from Sylvia, and Rachmaninoff's “Vocalise,” Opus 34, no.14.

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