Copland’s Third


Friday, November 16, 2018 10:30AM
Powell Hall

Copland’s Third
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Copland’s Third


Cristian Macelaru, conductor
Andrew Cuneo, bassoon

BARBER Medea's Meditation and Dance of Vengeance
ROUSE Bassoon Concerto (World Premiere)
COPLAND Symphony No. 3

Cristian Macelaru conducts the SLSO in Copland’s Third Symphony, a work that concludes by paying homage to his own Fanfare for the Common Man. Principal Bassoon Andrew Cuneo performs the world premiere of Rouse’s Bassoon Concerto, commissioned by the SLSO.

  • SLSO Principal Bassoon Andrew Cuneo takes center stage for the world premiere of Rouse’s Bassoon Concerto, commissioned by the SLSO.
  • Copland’s Third Symphony was written to reflect the euphoric state of the country immediately following World War II.
  • The last movement of Copland’s Third Symphony pays homage to the composer’s famous Fanfare for the Common Man.