Western Piedmont Symphony: 2012-2013 Masterworks 2

John Gordon Ross, music director and conductorThe series returns to P.E. Monroe Auditorium on the campus of Lenoir-Rhyne University in Hickory for a concert by the Western Piedmont Symphony. Debussy’s familiar suite is followed by a lyrical symphony by a Puerto Rican composer inspired by the “Mute Songbook” of the Spanish poet Federico Garcia Lorca. The program also features music by an American riffing on familiar themes, and Mendelssohn’s majestic symphony.

 

 

Listen to the entire program: Western Piedmont Symphony: 2012-2013 Masterworks 2



Billboard and introduction to Debussy's Petite Suite - Lauren Rico



CLAUDE DEBUSSY - Petite Suite
Western Piedmont Symphony
John Gordon Ross, music director and conductor



Introduction to Bayolo's Cancionero Mudo - Lauren Rico



ARMANDO BAYOLO - Cancionero Mudo
Western Piedmont Symphony
John Gordon Ross, music director and conductor



Introduction to Cionek's American Remix - Lauren Rico



EDMOND CIONEK - American Remix
Western Piedmont Symphony
John Gordon Ross, music director and conductor



Break and Introduction to Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 5 in D “Reformation” - Lauren Rico and Mike McKay



FELIX MENDELSSOHN - Symphony No. 5 in D “Reformation”
Western Piedmont Symphony
John Gordon Ross, music director and conductor



Introduction to a suite of John Williams' scores from the George Lucas’ Star Wars films - Lauren Rico



JOHN WILLIAMS - Star Wars scores suite
Western Piedmont Symphony
John Gordon Ross, music director and conductor



End of the show - Lauren Rico and Mike McKay