WILLIS-KNIGHTON MASTERWORKS SERIES
Thursday, June 2—7:30 PM (rescheduled from Jan 8)
First Baptist Church, Shreveport *note venue change*
Shreveport Symphony Orchestra
Michael Butterman, conductor
Jason Vieaux, guitar
Mike Martindale, narrator
Solo works for guitar:
J.S. BACH Presto from Violin Sonata No. 1
ARMSTRONG/Vieaux What a Wonderful World
ELLINGTON/Vieaux In a Sentimental Mood
RODRIGO Concierto de Aranjuez
STRAUSS Suite from Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme with narrator
The SSO welcomes back GRAMMY-winning classical guitarist Jason Vieaux to perform solo works by Bach, Albéniz, Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington arranged for guitar, followed by Rodrigo’s popular and evocative Concierto de Aranjuez. Strauss’ lyrical and humorous take on Molière will close the evening.
In view of the dramatically reduced case numbers and positivity rates in our area, audience members no longer need to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test. Masks will continue to be encouraged but not required. We also anticipate that the remainder of our subscription programs will have an intermission.