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Transfiguration With Stravinsky, Strauss And Beethoven

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Michel Levy Freres
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Depiction of Pulcinella by Maurice Sand - 1860

This week we'll hear The Kansas City Symphony perform works that expanded musical boundaries. Hosts Michael Stern and Dan Margolies will explore works by Stravinsky, Richard Strauss and Beethoven that broke new musical ground, albeit in very different ways.

Hosts

Michael Stern
Dan Margolies

Program

Suite from Pulcinella
by Igor Stravinsky
Live performance, May 2021

Tod und Verklärung (Death and Transfiguration), Op. 24
by Richard Strauss
Live performance, October 2013

Symphony No 3 in E Flat Major, "Eroica," Op. 55
by Ludwig van Beethoven
Live performance, February 2018

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