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Dancing with the Kansas City Symphony

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Guest conductor Carlos Miguel Prieto takes a bow with members of the Kansas City Symphony.

With an affectionate nod to the Kansas City Ballet, this week co-hosts Michael Stern and Dan Margolies showcase three works linked to dance. We'll hear live performances of John Adams' "The Chairman Dances," a suite from Prokofiev's "Romeo and Juliet" and Tchaikovsky's Orchestral Suite No. 3.

Hosts

Michael Stern
Dan Margolies

Program

The Chairman Dances - Foxtrot for Orchestra
by John Adams
Live performance, February 2016

Suite from Romeo and Juliet
by Sergei Prokofiev
Carlos Miguel Prieto - guest conductor
Live performance, March 2014

Suite No. 3 in G Major, Op. 55
by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Andrey Boreyko - guest conductor
Live performance, January 2019

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