Shreveport Symphony Orchestra

Aired Friday, January 27, 2017, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with Alison Chiang, Tzu-Yin Huang, and Chloe Zhang who will all be featured on stage this Saturday night at 7:30 in Riverview Theater as the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra features the Wideman Piano Competition Finals. Works to be performed are Brahm's Concerto No. 1 in D minor; Barber's Piano Concerto; and Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor. For full details and ticket information visit.

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Aired Friday, October 21, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with Music Director Michael Butterman from the Shreveport Symphony along with guest artists Greg Anderson and Elizabeth Joy Roe about the next concert with the Shreveport Symphony, Saturday, October 22, at 7:30 p.m. in Riverview Theater. They will perform Poulenc’s Concerto for Two Pianos and Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini. The concert also includes Rusty Air in Carolina by Mason Bates and Stravinsky’s Pulcinella Suite.

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Aired Friday, September 23, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with Music Director Michael Butterman of the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra, along with guest violinist Benny Tseng about the open concert for the 2016-17 season featuring the Symphony No. 3 by Brahms and Beethoven’s Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 61. For complete details visit the Shreveport Symphony online or call 318-227-8863.

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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.

Aired Friday, January 22, at 11 am. Kermit Poling spoke with Music Director Michael Butterman about this weekend's Shreveport Symphony Orchestra Concert which honors Virginia Shehee, longtime supporter of the orchestra and the SSO’s Honorary Board Chair. The concert also celebrates the 65th Anniversary of the Wideman Piano Competition. Guest pianists Stanislav Khristenko and Tomer Gewirtzman will each present a concerto and the concert concludes with the World Premiere of the Symphony No.

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