Music from “On the Waterfront” on tonight’s Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra broadcast

February 09, 2015
 

[cue 'Jeopardy' theme music]. "Alex, I'll take American composers for $1000: The composers on tonight's program are all graduates of the same American Conservatory." If you answered What is 'The Curtis Institute'?", then you are correct!.  [And you know A Lot about American composers! Kudos to you!]. Tonight at 7:00 on the Evening Concert on WILL-FM 90.9 it’s the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra led by Francesco Lecce-Chong. You’ll hear Leonard Bernstein’s “Three Dance Episodes” and “Symphonic Suite” from ‘On the Waterfront’”, Barber’s “Knoxville: Summer of 1915” and Lukas Foss’ “Time Cycle”.

Monday February 9:  Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra (MSO #14-06)

Francesco Lecce-Chong, conductor; * Georgia Jarman, soprano

Bernstein: Three Dance Episodes from On the Town

*Lukas Foss (1922-2009): Time Cycle, Four Songs for Soprano and Orchestra  

*Barber: Knoxville: Summer of 1915, Op. 24

Bernstein: Symphonic Suite from On the Waterfront

[MSO fill: Bernstein: Symphony No. 1 “Jeremiah” (Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano)(archive material conducted by Edo de Waart) AND

Copland: El Salon Mexico (conductor Giancarlo Guerrero]


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