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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.

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
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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