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GERSHWIN AND COPLAND
GERSHWIN AND COPLAND

Classical 3

Saturday, January 25, 2020 | 7:30 p.m.

Sean Ritenauer,percussion

Huntsville Symphony Orchestra

Gregory Vajda, Music Director & Conductor

 

This program of music by American composers beginswith Gershwin’s Cuban Overture – a“Rhumba for orchestra” inspired by the music of Havana – and continues withPulitzer-winner Joseph Schwantner’s renowned Concerto for percussion andorchestra, starring HSO Principal Percussion Sean Ritenauer. Copland’sinspiring Third, his final and most famous symphony, blends postwar optimism withdistinctively American themes.

  • Gregory Vajda, Conductor
  • Sean Ritenauer, percussion
  • SAT., JAN. 25, 2020 7:30 PM