St. Louis Symphony – Copland’s Third
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.