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St. Louis Symphony – Copland’s Third

November 16, 10:30 am
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| Powell Symphony Hall

Cristian Macelaru, conductor
Andrew Cuneo, bassoon

 

BARBER Medea’s Meditation and Dance of Vengeance
ROUSE Bassoon Concerto (World Premiere)
COPLAND Symphony No. 3

 

Cristian Macelaru conducts the SLSO in Copland’s Third Symphony and Principal Bassoon Andrew Cuneo performs the world premiere of Rouse’s Bassoon Concerto, commissioned by the SLSO.

 

  • SLSO Principal Bassoon Andrew Cuneo takes center stage for the world premiere of Rouse’s Bassoon Concerto, commissioned by the SLSO.
  • Copland’s Third Symphony was written to reflect the euphoric state of the country immediately following World War II.
  • The last movement of Copland’s Third Symphony pays homage to the composer’s famous Fanfare for the Common Man.

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