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Great composers and their next moves - Part 2

Eric T. Williams
Michael Stern and member's of the Kansas City Symphony take a bow after a performance of Jean Sibelius' Symphony No. 2, March 2017

This week we'll hear the Kansas City Symphony perform another trio of twos: The second symphonies of Alan Hovhaness and Jean Sibelius, plus Béla Bartók's second piano concerto with pianist Yefim Bronfman.


Michael Stern
Dan Margolies


Symphony No. 2, op. 132, "Mysterious Mountain”
by Alan Hovhaness
Live performance, June 2012

Concerto No. 2 for Piano and Orchestra
by Béla Bartók
Yefim Bronfman, piano
Live performance, March 2012

Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 43
by Jean Sibelius
Live performance, March 2017

Elegischer Gesang, Op. 118
by Ludwig van Beethoven
Kansas City Symphony Chorus - Charles Bruffy, director
Live performance, October 2011

The Kansas City Symphony
Members of the Kansas City Symphony and Symphony Chorus receive applause in the newly opened Helzberg Hall, October 2011

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