Monday, May 09, 2011

Michael Butterman leads Rachel Barton Pine and the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra in the season finale on Sat, May 14, 7:30 pm, Riverview Theater

It's the season finale concert this weekend, writes Leah Escude.

The SSO features guest artist Rachel Barton Pine, violin, in the Riverview Theater concert on Sat, May 14, 7:30 pm.

SMETANA - Three Dances from "The Bartered Bride"
BRAHMS - Violin Concerto in D major | Listen
DVOŘÁK - Symphony No. 7 in D Minor | Listen

Our season closes in Central European style as we hear world-renowned violinist Rachel Barton Pine in her acclaimed interpretation of the incomparable violin concerto of Johannes Brahms, says Michael Butterman.

Dvořák's masterful Symphony No. 7 showcases our orchestra's prowess in one of the best-loved staples of the symphonic repertoire.

Buy tickets.

Join SSO cellist Paul Christopher for a free pre-concert talk in the hall at 6:30 PM.

Free shuttle service starts at 6:30 pm. It runs from the Regions Bank parking garage at the corner of Milam & Market Streets.

Music & Merlot with the Maestro
Tuesday, May 10, 5:30-7:30 PM
Symphony House, 2803 Woodlawn Avenue, Shreveport
Music Director Michael Butterman discusses the SSO's May concert in a fun, informal cocktail party setting. This event is FREE and open to the community.

Pack Your Bags Raffle
Support the SSO with the Pack your Bags Raffle! Check out the trips and other prizes & get tickets online! The raffle drawing will be held at this weekend's concert. Winners need not be present to win.

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