Mar. 16 – Celebrate the Brass

Saturday, March 16, 7:30 PM

First Baptist Shreveport
Michael Butterman, conductor

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS  Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis
HIGDON  Concerto for Low Brass
with Michael Davidson and Adam Johnson, trombones;
J. Mark Thompson, bass trombone; Steven Curtis, tuba

ELGAR Enigma Variations

The SSO’s stellar low-brass section steps out to center stage for Jennifer Higdon’s new concerto, written for the Chicago Symphony. Elgar’s tribute to his friends and family, Enigma Variations, featuring the extraordinarily beautiful “Nimrod,” closes the program.

Free pre-concert discussion starts at 6:40 PM

Program Notes

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