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A June celebration — Part 3

Eric T. Williams
Michael Stern leads the Kansas City Symphony and Chorus in a performance of Stravinsky's Symphony of Psalms, October 2019.

In the third and final installment of our June celebration, co-hosts Michael Stern and Dan Margolies commemorate Igor Stravinsky's birthday by featuring performances of his Symphony of Psalms and Firebird Suite. We'll also hear June performances by the Kansas City Symphony of John Corigliano's Snapshot: Circa 1909 and Dimitri Shostakovich's powerful and defiant Symphony No. 5.


Michael Stern
Dan Margolies


Snapshot: Circa 1909 for Two Violins and String Orchestra
by John Corigliano
Live performance, June 2019

Symphony of Psalms
by Igor Stravinsky
Live performance, October 2019

Firebird (1919 revision)
by Igor Stravinsky
Live performance, January 2019

Symphony No. 5 in D Minor, Op. 47
by Dimitri Shostakovich
Live performance, June 2014

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