Adam Schoenberg, Copland, Mahler, Respighi

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The last St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra concert of the season takes place on Sunday, June 1, at 3:00 p.m. On the program: Adam Schoenberg’s “Up”; selections from Copland’s orchestral suite Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo; Mahler’s “Adagietto” (from his Symphony Number 5), and Respighi’s Pini di Roma (Pines of Rome). My program notes are here:

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Tickets are free (with a $1 service charge). You can order them online at http://www.stlsymphony.org or buy them at the Powell Hall box office.

 

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Wagner, Elgar, Tchaikovsky (St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra)

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The St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra will be performing Wagner’s Rienzi overture, Elgar’s Cello Concerto, and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5. The concert takes place on March 23, 2014, at 3:00, in Powell Hall.

My program notes are here:

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