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A New World And A New Era

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Suzanne Frisse
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Joe LeFevre in Helzberg Hall

Principal tuba Joe LeFevre joins hosts Michael Stern and Dan Margolies for a program of Gershwin, Rachmaninoff, Kernis and Dvořák. Joe describes the excitement of his debut with the orchestra and how much he enjoys playing Dvořák's "New World Symphony," even though he only plays a total of fourteen notes.

An agreement with the Kansas City Symphony allows us to share audio for this program up to four weeks after the program's original air date. You can listen to currently available episodes here.

Hosts

Michael Stern, conductor
Dan Margolies

Program

Cuban Overture
by George Gershwin
Live performance, February 2019

Symphonic Dances
by Sergei Rachmaninoff
Live performance, September 2018

New Era Dance
by Aaron Jay Kernis
Live performance, September 2018

Symphony No. 9 in E minor, "From the New World", Op. 95
by Antonín Dvořák
Live performance, February 2019

You can learn more about Joe and The Kansas City Symphony at kcsymphony.org.

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