May 7 – From the New World


Saturday, May 7—7:30 PM
RiverView Theater
Shreveport Symphony Orchestra
Michael Butterman, conductor

PETER BOYER Ellis Island: The Dream of America
in collaboration with the Shreveport Little Theatre
DVOŘÁK Symphony No. 9, “From the New World”

Dvořák’s beloved “New World” Symphony is paired with a new multimedia work by GRAMMY®-nominated composer Peter Boyer that includes music, video projections, and dramatic portrayals vividly expressing the immigrant experience and legacy of Ellis Island.


LSUS Foundation – Ruth Herring Noel Endowed Chair


COVID-19 Health & Safety Protocols

Our top priority is the safety of our community, as well as our patrons, musicians and staff. In light of current COVID risk levels, the Shreveport Symphony has instituted protocols for its upcoming performances:

  • Individuals must show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test result from a medical facility (including pharmacies) within 72 hours (3 days) of your scheduled concert for everyone aged 12 or older. 
  • Masks will also be encouraged while inside, but not required for those age 12 and up. Children age 2-11 must wear a mask when not eating or drinking.

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