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

Music Director Michael Butterman and Professor of History and Ruth Herring Noel Endowed Chair Alexander Mikaberidze discuss American immigration at the Noel Memorial Library in anticipation of our upcoming performance of Peter Boyer’s symphonic work with actors, Ellis Island: The Dream of America: