Mendelssohn

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Airs Friday, march 2, 2018 at 12 noon. The week on our Regional Broadcasts the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra Presents Magnificent Mozart with claranetist Ricardo Morales as the soloist in Mozart's Clarinet Concerto. Music Director Michael Butterman will open he concert with Respighi's Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite No. 3 and the concert concludes with Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 5, his “Reformation Symphony.”

Airs Friday, October 27, 2017, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with conductor Michael Butterman and clarinetist Ricardo Morales about this weekend's Shreveport Symphony Orchestra concert featuring Respighi's Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite No. 3; Mozart's Clarinet Concerto; and Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 5, “Reformation.” For complete details visit online the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra or call 318-227-8863.

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.

Airs Monday, January 11, at 1 p.m. This week on the Cleveland Orchestra guest conductor James Gaffigan will be joined by soprano Yulia van Doren and the Cleveland Orchestra Chorus for a performance of the Cantata No. 199, “Mein Herze schwimmt im Blut” by J.S. Bach. She will also be featured in the Brahms' Song of Destiny and the concert will close with the Symphony No. 5, the “Reformation” symphony by Felix Mendelssohn.

Aired Friday, November 20, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with Music Director Michael Butterman and guest violinist William Hagen about the next concert by the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra featuring Mr. Hagen in the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto along with Haydn's Sinfonia concertante for oboe, bassoon, violin and cello with SSO players Matt Albert, violin; Ruth Drummond, cello; Theresa Zale Bridges, oboe; Ann Shoemaker, bassoon. Beethoven's Symphony No. 8 will round out the program.

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