Schumann

Airs Monday, July 11, at 1 p.m. On this week's concert from the Cleveland Orchestra, pianist Stephen Hough will join maestro Alan Gilbert in a performance of the Piano Concerto in G minor, Op. 33 by Antonín Dvořák, with Schumann's “Manfred” Overture opening the concert and Nielsen's monumental Symphony No. 4, the “Inextinguishable” concluding the concert.

Airs Monday, June 27, at 1 p.m. On this week's concert from the Cleveland Orchestra pianist Leif Ove Andsnes will be the soloist in Schumann's Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54 on a program that opens with Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet Fantasy-Overture and closes with Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 1 in G minor, “Winter Dreams.” Franz Welser-Möst will conduct this concert from Knight Concert Hall in Miami.

Airs Monday, November 30, at 1 p.m. Soprano Nadine Sierra will be the guest soloist this week on the San Francisco Symphony for three works from Mozart's unfinished operata Zaïde. We'll hear 'Ruhe sanft mein ganzes Leben;' 'Trostlos schluchzet Philomel,' and 'Tiger! Wetze nur die Klauen.' Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas will round out the concert with one of the few works that brought Anton Bruckner success during his lifetime. We'll hear Bruckners Symphony No. 7 and we'll close with Schumann Symphony No. 3.

Airs Thursday, March 19, at 8 p.m. In the world of chamber music, there are many masterworks of the idiom - pieces that are continually performed year in and year out at festivals and chamber music series around the world. The piano quintet by Schumann and the D minor trio by Mendelssohn are two such compositions. In this program, we listen to these pieces performed under the musical direction of Associate Artistic Director Daniel Hope. The trio performance includes Simon Crawford-Phillips on piano, cellist Eric Kim and violinist Hope. For the Schumann Quintet, these three are joined by Benny Kim on violin and Carla Maria Rodrigues on viola.

Airs Friday, February 27, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with Michael Butterman, music director and conductor of the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra along with Nancy Smith, founder and artistic director for the Frequent Flyers Arial Dance Company. They will perform to the music of Paul Hayden and to Aaron Copland’s Appalachian Spring this Saturday, February 28, at 7:30 p.m. in Riverview Theatre. Other works on the concert are the world premier of Paul Hayden’s "In Plain Air," Schumann’s "Symphony No. 3 (Rhenish)," and "On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring" by Delius. For more information visit them online at Shreveport Symphony Orchestra or call 318-227-8863.

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