BSO’s Youthful Celebration – Concert Preview No. 3

Before each concert, we share “Manny’s Musings,” thoughts from our Music Director and Conductor, Manny Laureano. This is the final edition of the “Musings” for the “BSO"s Youthful Celebration” concert that will be performed on Sunday, February 19, 2017.  Up to this point, we have featured the work of composers in their mid-30s and early 20s. Let's push the envelope further and have as our featured symphony, the work of an older teenager, the legendary Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975), who started to write his first symphony at the age of … [Read More...]

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February 19, 2017 :: BSO’s Youthful Celebration

The BSO has long given exposure to the composers of tomorrow, along with a look at the great composers of yesterday and their beginnings. This concert showcases the talents of emerging composer Grant Luhmann in a world premiere performance of his Concerto for Flute and Orchestra with a new talent, Karen Baumgartner, as soloist. Framing this new work isAn Outdoor Overture of Aaron Copland, which was written for the brilliant students at New York City’s High School of Music and Art in 1935 and, after intermission, the First Symphony of the legendary Dmitri Shostakovitch.

Sunday, February 19, 2017
3 p.m.
Kennedy High School Auditorium
9701 Nicollet Ave South