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American Musical Heroes: George Gershwin and John Williams – Digital Concert

Program

WILLIAMS
Summon the Heroes

BEACH
Allegro con fuoco, from Gaelic Symphony

PERKINSON
Alla sarabande and Alla burletta, from Sinfonietta No. 2, Generations

BARBER
Essay No. 1

HIRTZ
Wizard of Oz
Fantasy for Solo Piano, based on the themes of Harold Arlen and Herbert Stothart

STILL
Moderately slow, from Symphony No. 2

GERSHWIN
Allegro, from Piano Concerto in F

Program Notes and Details

At a Glance

Ken-David Masur makes his Minnesota Orchestra conducting debut in a concert that honors musical heroes and hometown heroes. Jon Kimura Parker shares the stage with the Orchestra performing music by legends such as George Gershwin, John Williams, William Grant Still, Amy Beach and Samuel Barber. After a year of great adversity in the world, we offer this program in the spirit of celebration and deep gratitude.

Artists

  • Minnesota Orchestra
  • Ken-David Masur, conductor
  • Jon Kimura Parker, piano and creative partner for summer programming

This program series is made possible in part by generous lead gifts from Kathryn and Charles Cunningham & Nancy and John Lindahl.

 

 

Sponsors

Minnesota State Arts Board and Delta


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Location Orchestra Hall
1111 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis
MN
55403

This Is Minnesota Orchestra is a series of live Friday night concerts presented by Twin Cities PBS (TPT), YourClassical Minnesota Public Radio and the Minnesota Orchestra hosted by Sarah Hicks with YourClassical MPR's Melissa Ousley.

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American Musical Heroes: George Gershwin and John Williams – Digital Concert

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FRI JUL 30 8pm

Ken-David Masur, conductor

Ken-David Masur, conductor

This Is Minnesota Orchestra is a series of live Friday night concerts presented by Twin Cities PBS (TPT), YourClassical Minnesota Public Radio and the Minnesota Orchestra hosted by Sarah Hicks with YourClassical MPR's Melissa Ousley.

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TV, Radio and Streaming available for this concert.

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Program

WILLIAMS
Summon the Heroes

BEACH
Allegro con fuoco, from Gaelic Symphony

PERKINSON
Alla sarabande and Alla burletta, from Sinfonietta No. 2, Generations

BARBER
Essay No. 1

HIRTZ
Wizard of Oz
Fantasy for Solo Piano, based on the themes of Harold Arlen and Herbert Stothart

STILL
Moderately slow, from Symphony No. 2

GERSHWIN
Allegro, from Piano Concerto in F

Program Notes and Details

At a Glance

Ken-David Masur makes his Minnesota Orchestra conducting debut in a concert that honors musical heroes and hometown heroes. Jon Kimura Parker shares the stage with the Orchestra performing music by legends such as George Gershwin, John Williams, William Grant Still, Amy Beach and Samuel Barber. After a year of great adversity in the world, we offer this program in the spirit of celebration and deep gratitude.

Artists

  • Minnesota Orchestra
  • Ken-David Masur, conductor
  • Jon Kimura Parker, piano and creative partner for summer programming

This program series is made possible in part by generous lead gifts from Kathryn and Charles Cunningham & Nancy and John Lindahl.

 

 

Sponsors

Minnesota State Arts Board and Delta


Best Buy logo, TCF logo