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Aired Friday, April 29, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with Michael Butterman, Music Director and Conductor of the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra along with composer Stephen Lias, about this seasons finale featuring works inspired by nature including the Gates of the Artic by Lias, La Mer by Debussy, Ghosts of the Grasslands by Heitzeg, and the Pines of Rome by Respighi.

Airs Monday, January 25, at 1 p.m. On this weeks broadcast concert by the Cleveland Orchestra maestro Giancarlo Guerrero returns to the podium and will be joined by classical guitarist Milos Karadaglic for a performance of the Concierto de Aranjuez by Rodrigo. The concert will open with the Capriccio Italien by Tchaikovsky, and we'll also hear Respighi's Fountains of Rome and the Capriccio espanole by Rimsky-Korsokov.

Airs Monday, August 17, at 1 p.m. This week from the San Francisco Symphony violinist Simone Lamsma will join conductor Jaap van Zweden for the Sibelius Violin Concerto in D minor. Opening the concert maestro Zweden will lead the orchestra in Mozart's Overture from The Abduction from the Seraglio and he'll conclude the concert with Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 4 in F minor. Then, from the archives, Michael Tilson Thomas conducts the Roman Festivals by Respighi.

Airs Monday, December 30 at 11 a.m. On this week's concert from the San Francisco Symphony, Edo de Waart leads the orchestra with pianist Simon Trpceski in Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 4 in G minor, Op. 40. The concert opens with  Schreker's Prelude to Act 1 of Die Gezeichneten and closes with the Symphony No. 3 in C minor, Op. 78 by Saint-Saens. From the archives we'll also hear Respighi's Pines of Rome and the Introduction from Romeo et Juliet by Berlioz.

Airs Monday, July 15 at 11 a.m. This week on the Pittsburgh Symphony concert Gianandrea Noseda take the podium once again for a concert filled with orchestral delights including Ottorino Respighi’s “La boutique fantasque," Claude Debussy’s Iberia and Manuel de Falla’s Three-Cornered Hat Suites Nos. 1 and 2.